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Massachusetts State Police investigating fatal pedestrian crash involving tractor trailer



A Massachusetts man has been killed in a serious crash this morning.

According to Massachusetts State Police, at approximately 5:55 a.m., Massachusetts State Troopers assigned to State Police-Weston responded to reports of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle on Route 90 eastbound, at the 116.2 mile marker, in Framingham. The victim suffered fatal injuries.

Preliminary investigation indicated that a 57-year-old Marlborough man was operating a 2007 Nissan Murano on Route 90 eastbound when the Nissan became disabled in the right lane because of unknown mechanical problems. The driver exited the Nissan and was standing on Route 90. A 2016 Volvo tractor trailer operated by a 67-year-old Linden, N.J., man, was traveling Route 90 eastbound in the right lane and struck the Nissan and the operator who was standing outside the vehicle. The Nissan operator suffered fatal injuries as a result of the collision.

The victim was determined to be deceased at the scene.

The facts and circumstances of the crash remain under investigation by State Police-Weston, the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, the State Police Crime Scene Services Section, the State Police Detective Unit for Middlesex County, and State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section.

Troopers were assisted on scene by MassDOT , Framingham Fire and EMS and the Medical Examiners Office. The right and middle travel lanes were closed for 2 hours while a detailed investigation was conducted. No further information is available at this time.

No charges have been filed at this time.

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