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Elderly Woman Dies in New Bedford Crash

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    An elderly woman died and another woman was injured in a fatal crash in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

    Police responded to a two vehicle crash on Route 140 northbound, north of exit 3, around 3:15 p.m. Friday. 

    According to a preliminary investigation, a New Bedford woman, 27, struck a 1997 Toyota Avalon while traveling northbound in a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta.  The Avalon, which was also traveling northbound, lost control and hit the median barriers. 

    The Avalon driver, 86-year-old Barbara May Pivo, of New Bedford, was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the Volkswagen was injured. 

    The cause of the crash is not yet known. Massachusetts State Police are investigating.

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