Police: Tow truck driver killed helping a motorist on I-90
AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — State police have identified the tow truck operator struck and killed while helping a motorist in the breakdown lane of the Massachusetts Turnpike.
Police say 22-year-old Kevin St Pierre of Southbridge was pronounced dead at the scene after he was struck by an eastbound box truck at about 3 p.m. Wednesday near exit 10 in Auburn.
Police said the box truck driver, 45-year-old Richard Taylor of Taunton, was not injured.
The crash is still under investigation.
Two lanes of the highway were closed for about three hours.