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Massachusetts: Trooper, tow truck driver, struck on I-95

Monday, February 4, 2019

A Massachusetts State Police trooper and a tow truck driver were struck Tuesday morning while assisting the driver of a disabled car on Interstate 95.

A state police spokesman said the trooper and the tow truck driver were both outside their vehicles when they were struck just after 6 a.m. in Wakefield. The vehicle that struck them also struck the tow truck.

The trooper called in the accident and both were taken to Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington with injuries not considered life-threatening.

No names were released.

The crash, including whether road or weather conditions were factors, remains under investigation.

State police said the driver of the vehicle that struck the trooper and the tow driver is a 21-year-old Chelsea man who was cited for failure to take care in stopping.

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