- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 10, 2016

SHREWSBURY, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts State Police say a 44-year-old Worcester man has died after he was struck by a tractor-trailer along Interstate 290 in Shrewsbury.

The Telegram & Gazette reports the tractor-trailer hit Patrick Thomas at about 9 a.m. Tuesday after he walked into the right travel lane of I-290 West between exits 23 and 22. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, an unidentified 50-year-old man, remained at the scene. The roadway was closed until about noon as investigators examined the site.

State police say they are continuing to investigate the crash. No charges have been filed.


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