Pedestrian Struck by Tractor Trailer Truck in Walpole

A portion of Route 1 in Walpole, Massachusetts, was temporarily shut down on Monday afternoon due to a tractor trailer crash involving a pedestrian.

The crash happened around 5 p.m. on the southbound side of the roadway, just south of Coney Street.

Motorists were told to avoid the area while the scene was cleared.

The 30-year-old woman who was struck by the truck was taken to Boston Medical Center by medical helicopter with serious injuries. Her name has not been released.

Route 1 was reopened about an hour later.

The exact cause of the crash is under investigation.

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