Authorities identify Newton man killed when his mother backed up her car

The man who was killed when his mother backed over him with her car in Newton was identified today.

Bruce Levine, 44, was killed around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday by his mother, Estafaye Levine, 69, on Donna Road, where they both lived, said Middlesex district attorney’s office spokeswoman Stephanie Guyotte.

Levine was standing behind his mother’s car when she put it into reverse and then drove over him. Levine was pronounced dead upon arrival at a local hospital, said spokeswoman MaryBeth Long.

No charges have been filed. The district attorney’s office is investigating.


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