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Stoughton Police Officer Cited In Deadly Canton Crash

CANTON (CBS) - A Stoughton police officer has been cited in a deadly Canton crash that killed a 74-year-old man in February.

State Police say Sergeant Paul Williams was off-duty when he crossed over a lawn and hit Ralph Hawkins.

Canton Crash
Ralph Hawkins was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Canton (Image Credit: Ryan Bernat/WBZ-TV)

Sergeant Williams has been cited for misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide, negligent operation and a marked lanes violation.

A clerk magistrate will determine if the case should go to trial.

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