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HINGHAM – A man is being held on high cash bail after he was arraigned on charges that he drove his motor vehicle through a plate glass storefront window, killing one, and seriously injuring many others, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced.
Bradley Rein, 53, of Hingham, pleaded not guilty today in Hingham District Court, to one count each of Reckless Homicide by a Motor Vehicle and Reckless Operation of a Motor Vehicle. Judge Heather Bradley adopted the Commonwealth’s recommendation, and Rein was held on $100,000 cash bail with the conditions of release that Rein not operate a motor vehicle and not leave the state without approval of the court.
At approximately 10:45 a.m. yesterday morning, Hingham Police received multiple 911 calls for a car into a storefront window at the Apple Store located in Derby Shops in Hingham, with multiple people injured.
Upon arrival, first responders found co-workers and other bystanders rendering first aid to multiple victims in need of urgent care. Eighteen victims with varying levels of trauma were treated at South Shore Hospital. Eight patients remain hospitalized there today.
A male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Kevin Bradley, 65, of Wayne, New Jersey.
The charge alleges that Rein, was behind the wheel and operating the 2019 Toyota 4Runner when it crashed through the front glass window of the Apple Store.
Rein is next scheduled to appear in court on December 22, 2022.
The investigation is active and ongoing.
Assistant District Attorney David Cutshall is prosecuting the case, which is being investigated by Massachusetts State Police and Hingham Police.