Woman charged for crash that killed first grader in Westwood

WESTWOOD, Mass. – A Westwood woman has been charged with motor vehicle homicide after a crash that killed a young boy in Westwood last year.

The crash happened Sunday, Nov. 19 on Lake Shore Drive near Sheehan Elementary school while s-year-old Eddie Thomson and his father were crossing the road.

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Boston 25 News has learned that 20-year-old Anne Marie McInnis of Westwood is now charged with motor vehicle homicide by negligent operation, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (car) causing serious bodily injury, negligent operation and several other traffic infractions.

Eddie's father was also seriously injured in the crash.

The cause of the crash has still not been released, but the following day Westwood’s town administrator told Boston 25 News that speed did not appear to be a factor.

An arraignment date for McInnis has not yet been set.


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