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Well-Known Massachusetts Blogger Killed in Head-on Crash in Belchertown

Larry Kelley ran the long-running blog "Only in The Republic of Amherst"

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    Well-Known Massachusetts Blogger Killed in Head-on Crash in Belchertown

    A well-known western Massachusetts blogger has been killed in a head-on crash.

    The Northwestern District Attorney's Office confirmed Saturday to the Republican that Larry Kelley, 62, was killed on Route 9 in Belchertown at about 2:45 p.m. Friday.

    Kelley ran the influential, long-running blog "Only in The Republic of Amherst."

    Investigators say Kelley was traveling east on Route 9 when a collision occurred with a vehicle heading west driven by an 18-year-old Belchertown man.

    Kelley was pronounced dead at the scene. No charges have been filed and the accident remains under investigation.

    Democratic Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg, a resident of Amherst, tweeted Saturday that he was "deeply saddened to learn of the passing" of Larry Kelley.

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