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Cyclist dies after truck accident in Cambridge – Boston News, Weather, Sports

Cyclist dies after truck accident in Cambridge – Boston News, Weather, Sports

Cyclist dies after truck accident in Cambridge – Boston News, Weather, Sports

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) – A 24-year-old Cambridge woman died Friday after being involved in a bicycle accident with a truck, authorities said.

The accident occurred around 8:20 a.m. at the intersection of Hampshire Street and Portland Street.

In a statement Friday afternoon, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Cambridge Police Commissioner Christine Elow said the preliminary investigation suggests the truck and bicycle were traveling in the same direction on Hampshire Street. when the accident happened. Authorities said the truck was turning right onto Portland Street.

Authorities said the cyclist was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital, where she later died.

The truck driver remained at the scene and an investigation was underway at around 1:00 p.m.

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