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Pedestrian killed in Mansfield hit and run

Pedestrian killed in Mansfield hit and run

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By: Melissa Randall

One person was killed in Mansfield Sunday night when they were struck by a box truck near the intersection of Hope St and Pratt St. It happened just after 9:30 PM. After hitting the person the driver, who police say was under the influence of alcohol, took off.

A short time later the vehicle was spotted by firefighters traveling the wrong way down North Main St. The 2004 Ford F350 dump truck was eventually stopped at Thomas St. at North Main St. Police say it was being driven the wrong way down a one way. Police say there was damage on the hood and driver side light fixture.

The victim was transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital and died as a result of the injuries they sustained.

Hung Manh Ho, 57, of Framingham, Mass. was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident after causing death and Motor Vehicle Homicide OUI Liquor. Bail was set at $5,000.

Ho will be arraigned in Attleboro District Court Monday.

The victim’s name is not being released as investigators work to notify family.

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