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Police: Tow truck driver killed helping a motorist on I-90

February 12, 2015

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.

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