A driver allegedly racing in Lowell struck 2 pedestrians, killing both

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Two pedestrians had been killed in Lowell on Thursday night once they had been struck by a automobile whose driver was allegedly concerned in a race on Pawtucket Boulevard.

Tyriek Brown, 26, is being charged with motorcar murder and manslaughter, in accordance with Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan’s workplace. He is about to be arraigned in Lowell District Court by telephone on Friday.

Brown was allegedly racing one other automobile within the westbound lane when, round 6:30 p.m., the black Ford Mustang he was driving went off the highway and struck Jose Medina, 66, and Fernanda Medina, 62, each of Lowell, who had been on the sidewalk, the district legal professional’s workplace stated in a information launch. First responders tried life-saving measures on scene; each had been pronounced lifeless at Lowell General Hospital.

Brown was additionally dropped at the hospital with nonlife-threatening accidents, the discharge stated. He was being held earlier than his arraignment. Authorities wish to communicate with the motive force of the opposite automobile, which fled.

The investigation is ongoing and consists of Lowell police, the district legal professional, and state police detectives assigned to the district legal professional’s workplace.

*****TRAFFIC ALERT ON THE PAWTUCKET BOULEVARD****

The In & Out Bound journey lanes on the Pawtucket Boulevard at Old Ferry Road is closed to the Lowell/Tyngsboro line. Please search alternate route on account of pedestrian accident whereas this stays below investigation. Thank you.

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— Lowell PD (@LowellPD) May 21, 2020

#BREAKING Lowell Police on scene at Pawtucket Blvd and Old Ferry Rd for a pedestrian accident. Car remains to be on scene. #lowell @boston25 pic.twitter.com/jye1g3sZKl

— x-Chetan Rakieten (@chetanrakieten) May 22, 2020