53-year-old man charged in deadly Massachusetts Apple store crash

An SUV rests inside an Apple store behind a large hole in the glass front of the store, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Hingham, Mass. One person was killed and 16 others were injured Monday when the SUV crashed into the store, authorities said. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

HINGHAM, Mass. (WLNE) — The Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office said Tuesday a 53-year-old man is being charged in a deadly Apple store crash in Hingham.

Worker use a tow truck to remove a damaged SUV from inside an Apple store, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Hingham, Mass. At least one person was killed and multiple others were injured Monday when the SUV crashed into the store, authorities said. The SUV was removed though a large hole in the glass front of the building that resulted from the crash. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

The crash happened on Derby Street at the Derby Street Shoppes Monday morning.

A worker secures a damaged SUV to a flatbed tow truck outside an Apple store, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Hingham, Mass. At least one person was killed and multiple others were injured Monday when the SUV crashed into the store, authorities said. The crash left a large hole in the glass front of the building. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

District Attorney Tim Cruz said Monday an SUV crashed through the front window of an Apple store, killing one person and injuring 16 others.

Emergency workers aid injured shoppers after an SUV drove into an Apple store, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Hingham, Mass. Several people were injured in the incident, according to authorities. (Greg Derr/The Patriot Ledger via AP) BOSTON OUT

“This morning was an unthinkable morning, and people are trying to get through it and process what happened,” Cruz said at a news conference.

Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz, center left, speaks to reporters near a scene where an SUV crashed into Apple store, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Hingham, Mass. At least one person was killed and multiple others were injured Monday when the SUV crashed into the store, authorities said. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

The victim was identified by law enforcement as Kevin Bradley, 65, of New Jersey. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Emergency workers aid injured shoppers after an SUV drove into an Apple store, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Hingham, Mass. Several people were injured in the incident, according to authorities. (Greg Derr/The Patriot Ledger via AP) BOSTON OUT

Apple released a statement saying it was “devastated by the shocking events at Apple Derby Street today and the tragic loss of a professional who was onsite supporting recent construction at the store.”

A woman is tearful while standing behind police tape at a scene where an SUV drove into an Apple store, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in the Derby Street Shops, in Hingham, Mass. One person was killed and multiple others were injured Monday when the SUV crashed into the store, authorities said. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

A large hole gaped in the storefront window as first responders worked at the scene of the crash shortly before 11 a.m. The store had been scheduled to open about an hour before the crash.

A law enforcement official, center, examines an SUV inside an Apple store, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Hingham, Mass. The crash left a large hole in the glass front of the Apple store. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Tuesday, Cruz said Bradley Rein was arrested Monday night and charged with homicide by motor vehicle.

The damaged SUV that crashed into an Apple store is removed from the site of the crash on a flatbed tow truck, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Hingham, Mass. One person was killed and multiple others were injured Monday when the SUV crashed into the store, authorities said. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Rein is scheduled to be arraigned in Hingham District Court.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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