UPDATE: Pedestrian Struck at His Mailbox on Edmands Road Has Died
Framingham Police said Robert Weitzler, 61, was struck on Edmands Road, when he tried to get his mail. He was thrown 20 feet.
UPDATE: Saturday, April 28 10:55 a.m. Police said Robert Weitzler, 61, of Framingham died this morning at 5 a.m. at a Boston hospital.
UPDATE: Saturday, April 28 7:15 a.m. Framingham Police informed Framingham Patch the man struck has died form his injuries.
UPDATE: 7:15 p.m. Framingham Police Lt. Ron Brandolini said a man, 62, was struck while checking his mailbox at 589 Edmands Rd. He was thrown 20 feet, said Lt. Brandolini. He suffered major head trauma, a severe chest injury and broke his leg.
The operator of the Mercedes that struck the man did stop.
No other information on the driver released.
The man was taken to Boston Medical Center via a medical helicopter.
Massachusetts State Police and Framingham Police investigating.
4:33 p.m. Massachusetts State Police reconstruction team has been requested to the scene.
Original post: A male pedestrian was struck at 589 Edmands Rd. just after 4 p.m.
Ambulance was requested and then a medical helicopter was requested. Male pedestrian, according to scanner, has "serious injuries." The helicopter was to have landed at the Massachusetts State Police headquarters on Route 9.
Framingham Police are on the scene.