45-Year-Old Indian-American Killed by Vehicle Near His Home in Westford
In a tragic and bizarre accident, Ulhas Kudva died on the spot when he was fatally struck by a vehicle near his residence on Friday in Westford, MA.
Separately, the office of the District Attorney Marian Ryan and Westford Chief of Police Thomas McEnaney confirmed the identity of the pedestrian who died following a motor vehicle collision in Westford on Friday as Ulhas Kudva, 45, of Westford.
“At approximately 9:00 pm on Friday, September 21, Westford Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle striking a jogger on Route 110 in the area of Technology Park Drive,” the statement from the District Attorney’s office said. “Upon arrival authorities learned that the operator of a Toyota Highlander had apparently struck a jogger. The jogger was pronounced dead on scene. The driver remained on the scene.”
Friends for Ulhas Kudva have set up a GoFundMe fundraising campaign to help the family in need. As of 10:00 am on Tuesday, friends of the Kudva family had raised about $135,000 on GoFundMe. Their goal is to raise $300,000.
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Apart from the GoFundMe page, here's the link for the fundraising page setup by local Sai Baba Temple which will match the donations:
NESSP Donation Page
Mr. Kudva is survived by his wife Sheela, a 14-year-old son Tejas and an 8-year-old daughter Tanvi, according to his friends’ post on Facebook. The
fundraising has been established for those interested in assisting family during this tragic time and help for their kids future. All donations from this campaign will be going directly to the Kudva family.
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