Pedestrian struck by car in Abington

A 47-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries Sunday night when a car hit him in Abington, according to local fire officials.

The man, who was not identified, was struck about 7:15 p.m. in the 700 block of Bedford Street, said Deputy Chief Edward Belcher, of the Abington fire department.

The victim was taken to South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

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The incident was not being investigated as a hit-and-run Sunday night, but Belcher declined to provide any additional information.