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One teen killed in MassPike Crash in Springfield

28 Jul

State police responded to a one car accident on I-90 eastbound just after 10:30 this morning and found a Ford Explorer rolled over, with a 15 year old boy killed after being partially ejected. State police say he was not wearing his seat belt. The driver and three other passengers, all 17 year old girls, received minor injuries. From the MSP press release:

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Stanley Dewberry indicates that a 1998 Ford Expedition sport utility vehicle being operated by AMANDA JEAN LARIVIERE, 17, of East Otis, was traveling eastbound on Interstate 90 in the far right travel lane when the driver attempted to pass another vehicle. In the process of changing lanes, the driver observed a truck already occupying the left lane and she attempted to move back into the first travel lane. In doing so, the driver over-steered and lost control of the vehicle. The Ford entered the shoulder on the right side of the road and rolled over 3-4 times before coming to rest on its roof in the breakdown lane. 

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Woman Found Dead After House Fire in Springfield, MA

12 Jul

Firefighters were called to a house fire in the 100 block of Phillips Ave today. After knocking down the fire, they located a deceased female inside the building. The Fire Marshal is investigating.

April 8th Incidents

8 Apr

01:10 Boston, MA: BFD Engine 5 on scene on I-90 Westbound in the Ted Williams Tunnel requesting a technical rescue response for a MassDOT employee trapped 15-20 feet down in a two foot wide hole. Victim is believed to have a broken leg and is in about three feet of water. Worker was successfully extricated and transported to MGH.

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01:26 Medford, MA: Multi-car accident with a car rolled over at Harvard St. & Winchester St.

02:19 Boston, MA: Person robbed at gunpoint on Washington St at Woodley Ave. Suspect described as an Hispanic male in his 20’s, 5’5″, stocky, wearing blue jeans and a ball cap.

11:00 Arlington, MA: Box 718 transmitted for a working fire on the porch at 18 Ronald Rd.

11:28 Grafton, MA: A 5 gallon spill of Nitric Acid at Dana Trucking, 86 Westoboro Rd, created a large vapor cloud. GFD handling incident, area schools advised to shut down ventilation and shelter in place. Photo: http://grafton.patch.com/articles/smoke-billows-as-area-evacuated#photo-5572204

13:29 Boston, MA: Police responded to a “shots fired” call on Heath St. Two suspects fled from the scene toward the Jackson Square MBTA station. The suspects then ran along the MBTA tracks towards Ruggles, causing MBTA Orange Line service to be shut down.

16:21 Springfield, MA: Small fire in the attic at 27 Armory St.

16:52 Boston, MA: Fire on the 3rd floor deck at 33 Egremont Rd.

16:55 Fitchburg, MA: 2 alarm fire in a 2.5 story house at 75 Falulah St. Fire spread to the adjacent house. Original fire building suffered a partial roof collapse.

18:03 Brookline, MA: A masked tall white male brandished a large hunting knife and robbed the J.E. Pierce Apothecary. Suspect fled in a 2010 black Ford Focus with MA plate 84P160.

21:20 Providence, RI: Working fire in an unoccupied 1.5 story structure at 9 School St.