Man, 70, Fatally Struck by SUV While Crossing Brockton Street; Jeep Being Sought

A white Jeep Wrangler drove off after appearing to hit Leland Thompson after he had already been struck by a Buick Enclave, prosecutors said

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A man crossing a street in Brockton, Massachusetts, died after being hit by at least one SUV Tuesday night, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Investigators are looking to identify a white Jeep Wrangler, which appeared to hit the man while he was already on the ground, then drove off, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office.

The victim was identified as Leland Thompson, a 70-year-old from Brockton.

Brockton police said he was hit about 6 p.m. on North Quincy Street. A Buick Enclave hit Thompson, according to prosecutors, and its driver stopped and tried to stop traffic.

That's when the other SUV, a white Jeep Wrangler, appeared to hit Thompson around his legs, according to prosecutors. They didn't share more information about the vehicle or specify what kind of contact it made with Thompson, including whether it's believed to have contributed to his death. The driver is also being sought.

Prosecutors said Thompson was rushed to South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, where he was pronounced dead.

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