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  • Pedestrian killed, driver then attacked in Watertown

    Sep 19, 2018 | via Boston.com 

    A woman was fatally injured Wednesday when she was struck by a flatbed tow truck as she was crossing Route 16, and a man believed to be her son allegedly stabbed the tow-truck driver five times while shouting, "You killed my mom!" The incident unfolded at the intersection of Route 16 and Galen Street around 11:20 a.m. and is under investigation by State Police and Watertown police, along with Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan's office, which oversees death investigations in the county. She said police found that a woman in her 60s or 70s had been struck by a flatbed tow truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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