WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The driver of a car that struck a 69-year-old Worcester woman who later died has been charged with motor vehicle homicide.

Police tell The Telegram & Gazette (http://bit.ly/14swLFy ) that 45-year-old Brian Jacques of Worcester has also been charged with driving a motor vehicle so as to endanger, failure to display headlights, and failure to slow for a pedestrian in a roadway.

Police say 69-year-old Marion Mandel was crossing a city street on Feb. 27 when she was struck at about 6:20 p.m.

She was conscious and alert immediately after the accident and appeared to have suffered leg, chest and head injuries. She was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where she later died.

Mandel had four children, seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.


Information from: Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.), http://www.telegram.com