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Police: Woman Hospitalized After Being Dragged by Jeep in Somerville

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    Police: Woman Hospitalized After Being Dragged by Jeep in Somerville

    A Massachusetts woman was hospitalized Friday night after being dragged by a vehicle following a crash in Somerville.

    State police said the crash involving a Honda Civic and a Jeep Patriot happened at about 8 p.m. on Route 16 east, west of Boston Avenue.

    After the crash, police said the 23-year-old driver of the Honda, a Cambridge woman, approached the driver of the Jeep, a 35-year-old Malden man, at his vehicle. During the encounter, the man took off with the woman attached to his vehicle.

    Police said the woman was dragged approximately a quarter of a mile before she broke free in the area of the Whole Foods market on Route 16 in Medford.

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    The woman, who has not been identified, was taken to Boston Medical Center for treatment. Her exact condition is unclear.

    Police said the driver of the Jeep went to the State Police Medford barracks and spoke with investigators.

    The crash remains under investigation and so far, no charges have been filed.

    No further information was available.

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