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Elderly Woman Dies in New Bedford Crash

The Massachusetts State Police are investigating the crash



    Elderly Woman Dies in New Bedford Crash

    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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