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Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit by Minivan in Easthampton

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    Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit by Minivan in Easthampton

    A woman has died after being hit by a minivan Monday afternoon in Easthampton, Massachusetts.

    The Northwestern District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday that 63-year-old Denise Herzog of Easthampton had died that morning at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. Herzog was taken there after being hit by a minivan on Cottage Street.

    The driver stayed on the scene after the crash and cooperated with police. Authorities do not believe drugs, alcohol or erratic operation were factors in the crash.

    The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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