Victim Identified In Worcester Fatal Hit-And-Run On 290

Arlene R. Dixon –

Massachusetts State Police have confirmed Jamal Mustapha, a 27-year-old male from Worcester, was the victim of a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run on Route 290 westbound west of exit 20 in Worcester.

Troopers from the Massachusetts State Police-Holden Barracks, just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday night responded to a report of a pedestrian struck on Route 290 westbound west of exit 20 in Worcester. Upon arrival Troopers determined that Jamal Mustapha, had been struck by multiple vehicles, including possibly a tractor trailer. 

None of the vehicles stopped, Massachusetts State Police said, and they also say “It is unclear if any of the operators knew they had struck a person.”

Jamal Mustapha was determined to be deceased at the scene. Massachusetts State Police said “The crash remains under investigation by Troop C of the Massachusetts State Police with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, State Police Crime Scene Services Section, and State Police Detective Unit for Worcester County.” 

Anyone who witnessed any part of this incident or who has information about this crash is asked to contact Trooper Couture at the Holden Barracks at 508-829-8410.

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