HINGHAM, Massachusetts– An SUV crashed through the front window of an Apple store in Massachusetts on Monday, killing one person and injuring 16 others, authorities said.
Police investigated but did not immediately say whether the crash was likely an accident. Hingham Police Chief David Jones said only that it was an active investigation. The driver of a 2019 Toyota 4Runner was interviewed.
“This morning was an unthinkable morning and people are trying to get through and process what happened,” Plymouth District Attorney Timothy Cruz said at a news conference.
The victim has been identified by law enforcement as Kevin Bradley, 65, of New Jersey. He was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.
Cruz didn’t say if the driver would be charged with a crime, but added that a criminal investigation is ongoing. Officials have not released the driver’s identity.
“This investigation is active and ongoing,” he said, adding that the dark-colored SUV drove through the store’s glass window and hit several people.
Apple released a statement saying it was “devastated by the shocking events at Apple Derby Street today and the tragic loss of a professional who was on hand to assist with recent construction work at the store.”
“Our hearts go out to our team members and customers who have been injured and to everyone affected by this horrific incident,” the company said.
A large hole gaped in the shop window when first responders worked at the scene just before 11 a.m. The shop, located at Derby Street Shops, was due to open about an hour before the crash.
Hingham Fire Chief Steve Murphy said crews were evaluating the building’s structural integrity.
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