• Hit-and-run accident leaves 1 dead in Springfield

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    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Springfield police say they are looking for a Ford pickup truck involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed a bicyclist.

    Springfield police Sgt. John Delaney says the bicycle was dragged down Boston Road near Barber Street at about 3 a.m. on Wednesday. He says the rider was killed instantly.

    City police are looking for a light-colored Ford F-150 pickup truck with front-end damage.

    Delaney says police are using surveillance video from nearby businesses in an effort to identify the truck's license plate number.

    The bicyclist's name has not been released.

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