Pedestrian Killed by Truck on Route 25 in Newtown

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    Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed near the Sand Hill Plaza in Newton on Wednesday evening.

    A white box truck hit Christopher Mulligan, 18, of Newton, at the intersection of South Main Street and Button Shop Road just after 5 p.m.

    Route 25 was closed for several hours. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

    If you witnessed the crash or have any information about the incident, you are urged to call Newton Police at 203-426-5841.

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