Massachusetts State Police

Pedestrian Struck, Killed on Mass. Pike in Natick

Two left lanes of I-90 were closed in the area of Exit 117 following the crash, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said

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A pedestrian died Sunday night after being struck by a vehicle on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Natick, state police said.

Troopers responded around 8:40 p.m. to Interstate 90 westbound at the Route 30 offramp in Natick where a pedestrian had been hit, a state police spokesman said in an email to NBC10 Boston.

The victim died from injuries sustained in the crash. It was not immediately clear why the person was walking on the interstae.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation reported two left lanes were closed in the area of Exit 117 to accommodate the on-scene investigation, but all lanes have since reopened.

Collision reconstruction, crime scene, and detectives were responded to the scene, state police said.

There was no immediate word on the driver involved, and the victim has not yet been identified.

This is an active investigation, and state police said more information would be forthcoming.

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