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Elderly man hit, killed by alleged drunk driver

A 71-year-old Wakefield man was killed around 8 p.m. Tuesday, allegedly by a drunk driver on Rte. 95 in Reading.

A Norwood woman was killed when she was struck by a car and dragged for 3 miles from Wrentham to Foxboro on Monday night. Credit: Metro file photo Credit: Metro file photo

A 71-year-old Wakefield man was hit and killed on Route 95 in Reading on Tuesday night, allegedly by a drunk driver.

Mary Grigoriadis, 32, of Brockton was arrested at the scene and charged with driving under the influence and a marked lanes violation. She may face more charges in connection with the fatal motor crash, and is being held on $10,000 bail. Grigoriadis is due in Woburn District Court today.

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The victim, Vittorio Recupero, was found at 8:20 p.m. on the side of the road with life-threatening injuries. Police said they believe he pulled his Hyundai Tucson over in the breakdown lane and was standing next to his car when he was struck by the Toyota Scion.

He succumbed to his injuries at Lahey Clinic in Burlington.

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