Hingham: Weymouth Man Hit, Killed by Boat Trailer

A pedestrian accident turned fatal in Hingham Sunday afternoon.

Hingham police confirm that 62-year-old Robert McCarthy, of Weymouth, passed away Sunday night after being struck earlier in the day by a boat trailer being towed by a southbound vehicle on Route 3A.

Police said the victim was standing by the MBTA bus and either fell or stepped into the road and was struck by the vehicle, a Toyota Tundra, which was towing a boat.

The driver, a 19-year-old Waltham man, stopped at the scene.

So far, no charges have been filed.

The crash remains under investigation.

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