Elderly man hit by pickup truck in Fairhaven dies

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FAIRHAVEN, Mass. (WPRI) — An 84-year-old man who was hit by a pickup truck in Fairhaven last week has died, according to the Fairhaven Police Department.

Police said David Schaffer, of Fairhaven, was walking across Huttleson Avenue and was almost to the sidewalk when he was hit by an 80-year-old Fairhaven man driving a Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck.

The driver, who was not injured, has been cooperating with police. His truck sustained damage to the hood and windshield.

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