A serious crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Boston's Brighton neighborhood Friday left a person dead, police said.
Massachusetts State Police initially said a person was ejected from a vehicle, but later said the victim was outside a truck inspecting an equipment malfunction when another vehicle, a sedan driven by a 17-year-old, hit the truck.
The victim was identified as a 30-year-old man from West New York, New Jersey. His name has not been released.
The crash took place on the westbound side of the highway near the Cambridge Street Overpass, police said.
Two lanes of the highway were blocked by the crash, which caused a traffic jam, and police urged people to avoid the area.
This story will be updated with more information when it's available.