Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Malden Police Chief Kevin Molis have announced that Jose Tobias-Valle, 28, of Everett has died after being struck by a vehicle this morning on private property at 435 Eastern Avenue in Malden.
The incident occurred at approximately 9 a.m., at Sonny’s Car Wash, also known as Simoniz Car Wash, when a vehicle exiting a car wash bay struck Tobias-Valle who was working on a vehicle outside. Tobias-Valle, an employee of the car wash, was transported to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
This incident remains an active and open investigation. As of now, no one has been charged in connection with this incident.
The Malden Police Department, Massachusetts State Police CARS, and OSHA are investigating.