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Truck Driver Turns Self in After Deadly Pedestrian Crash

A portion of Main Street was blocked as a result of the crash



    A 65-year-old woman was struck and killed by a tractor trailer Thursday in Milford, Massachusetts; the driver left the scene but later turned himself in. (Published Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016)

    A truck driver has turned himself in after police say he hit and killed a pedestrian Thursday afternoon in Milford, Massachusetts.

    Authorities confirm a woman, identified as 65-year-old Barbara Clement, was struck and killed by a truck. Police began looking for a blue Peterbuilt truck with red fenders and an East Genesis trailer after it left the scene of a crash around 4 p.m.

    Milford Police are asking for the public's help in locating this trailer that was involved in a fatal pedestrian accident around 4 p.m. on Thursday.
    Photo credit: Milford Police

    Just after 6 p.m., police confirmed that the truck had been located and that the driver had turned himself in.

    necn's Aaron Perry was in the area and reports that there were numerous police and emergency vehicles on scene. A sealed off red-and-blue tent was also set up right in the middle of the roadway in the area of the accident.

    AERIAL FOOTAGE: Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-RunAERIAL FOOTAGE: Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-RunPolice are looking for a truck they say hit and killed a pedestrian in Milford, Massachusetts. (Published Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016)

    Main Street was blocked at South Bow Street as a result of the crash. Motorists are urged to seek alternate routes.

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