Tragic story out of Lowell: A 26-year-old Everett man is facing charges after allegedly racing another car in Lowell, veering off the road and fatally striking two pedestrians, officials said. Tyriek Brown was driving a black Ford Mustang around 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the westbound travel lane of Pawtucket Boulevard when the Mustang went off the road and struck the pedestrians, according to the office of Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan. The pedestrians have been identified as Jose Medina, 66, and Fernanda Medina, 62, of Lowell, Ryan’s office said in a statement Friday morning. Speed was a factor in the crash, the district attorney’s office said. Brown was arrested late Thursday night and has been charged with motor vehicle homicide and manslaughter. He will be arraigned telephonically in Lowell District Court on Friday and is being held pending that arraignment, Ryan’s office said. Brown was also taken to the hospital. He had injuries that were not considered life-threatening, according to the district attorney’s office. The other car allegedly racing with Brown drove off following the crash, the statement said. Investigators want to speak with that driver.
Two pedestrians are dead and the driver that hit them was also taken to Lowell General Hospital after a Ford Mustang went out of control on Pawtucket Boulevard in Lowell near the Tyngsboro town line on Thursday evening.
— Robert Mills (@Robert_Mills) May 22, 2020
DA ID’s Jose & Fernanda Medina of Lowell as the victims of a fatal crash last night in Lowell. They were on the sidewalk of Pawtucket Blvd when they were struck & killed by a racing car. The driver, 26 y/o Tyriek Brown of Everett, is charged MV Homicide & Manslaughter. #wcvb pic.twitter.com/AJIoQEVVgT
— Todd Kazakiewich (@ToddKazakiewich) May 22, 2020
I really hate anyone who drag races with a passion. What’s the point? Oh look, you can make your Mustang go faster than some other asshole in a flat brimmed hat in his Mustang by hitting the gas pedal. Cool. You must have a huge dick or something.
If you wanna be a loser and do shit like this in your free time then go find some place in the middle of nowhere, so that completely innocent people living out their golden years don’t get killed by your bullshit.
To make matters worse this maggot should never have been free in the first place, considering he was arrested last year in Springfield on gun and drug charges.
Springfield police spokesman Ryan Walsh said around 9:15 p.m. detectives observed drug activity, and a man, later identified as Tyriek Brown, adjusting what appeared to be a firearm in his waistband in the parking lot of 600 State Street and two cars then left the parking lot. Those in the car, 25-year-old Tyriek Brown of Everett and 24-year-old Jalen Felix of North Attleboro, were arrested. Both are charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class B drug. Brown is facing additional charges including carrying a loaded firearm without a license, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, carrying a firearm on a public way, and receiving stolen property less than $1,200.
This was a year ago. Why is he not in jail where he belongs? It’s not like he doesn’t have prior gun convictions:
Oh look a “sentence” of 2.5 years in jail, that isn’t really a sentence because it’s “suspended.” For gun charges and driving without a license. Shocking that someone like this would keep playing around with guns, and drugs, and driving like an asshole.
Whoever the judge is that let him off the hook on the gun charges last year now has blood on their hands. Our judicial system failed to do the job it exists to do both Jose and Fernanda Medina had to die, because they wanted to take a walk together at 6:30 on a nice spring day.
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