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Newton Woman Dies in Amherst Bicycle Accident


Car-Accident3AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) — Amherst Police are investigating the death of a 22-year-old Newton woman.

In a statement sent to ABC40, Mary Carey, communications director for the Northwestern D.A.’s office said Olivia Pangburn died Sunday evening from a bicycle accident near the Amherst College campus.

According to Carey, Pangburn’s bike collided with a truck near the intersection of College and Dickinson streets at around 4:00 p.m.

She was rushed to Baystate Medical center and was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck didn’t sustain any injuries.

Massachusetts state police and the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office are also investigating the incident.

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