• Woman dies after crash on Mass. Pike in Russell

    RUSSELL, Mass. (AP) - State police say a woman has died after a tractor-trailer struck her disabled vehicle on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Russell.
    Police say the woman's car broke down at about 8 p.m. Monday in the right hand westbound lane on a part of the highway where there are no breakdown lanes.
    Police say the woman's car was struck as the truck was making its way up a hill west of Springfield.
    No information about the victim was immediately made public pending notification of her family.
    The crash remains under investigation.

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