A 17-year-old Easton teenager, of Olivia Road, will appear in Taunton District Court at some point for a hearing and will face charges of negligently speeding with death resulting, speeding, and failure to stay in marked lanes.
He is a student at Oliver Ames High School and a member of the football team, according to WHDH channel 7. He was apparently on his way from from practice when the incident occurred around 9:24 a.m.
According to police, the 2005 Infiniti Sedan the teen was driving, struck the victim, 71-year-old George E. Power of North Easton, and his dog near or on the sidewalk on Summer Street before striking a tree and coming to rest.
Power, whose dog was also killed, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton, where he was pronounced dead at 10:06 a.m. The teen was taken to Brockton Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.