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    Man Hit and Killed in Springfield
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    A pedestrian was hit and killed by a car Wednesday evening in Springfield, Massachusetts.

    Springfield Police spokesperson Ryan Walsh said on Twitter that a man was hit around 6:30 p.m. on William Street. Walsh said he and the driver "were involved in a disturbance at the time of the crash."

    The victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

    The driver remained at the scene.

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    No further information was immediately available.

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