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Pedestrian hit, killed on I-91 in MA

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LONGMEADOW, MA (AP) -

State police say a woman walking on Interstate 91 in Longmeadow has been struck and killed by a tractor-trailer.

The woman was struck on the southbound side of the highway at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday near the Connecticut state line.

No name was immediately released, but police described the victim as a "young female." She was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police say the preliminary investigation suggests the woman may have exited a car parked on the shoulder of the highway after some sort of a dispute.

A portion of I-91 was closed during the investigation, but has since reopened.

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