A man who died Sunday night after being hit by a car while lying in the middle of Route 93 has been has been identified as Craig J. Pizzano, 43, of Mattapan.
Police say Pizzano was lying on the freeway near exit 5 in Braintree when he was hit by a Honda Accord just before 8:30 p.m Sunday. He was taken to South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, where he was pronounced dead.
Three women who were in the car were taken to Beth Israel-Deaconness Medical Center-Milton.
The Norfolk County district attorney’s office said Pizzano had been visiting a friend in the area on Sunday. State Police are still investigating why he was in the roadway.
All lanes of I-93 southbound were closed after the accident but re-opened at about 10 p.m.
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