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Woman Killed In Head-On Crash

Woman Killed In Head-On Crash

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(Athol, MA)  —  A woman is dead and her driver badly injured after a head-on crash on Route 2.  Thursday afternoon a Prius carrying an Arlington couple collided with a tractor-trailer in Athol, killing sixty-seven-year-old Carol Lawton. Police say it happened when a Shirley woman tried to pass in the breakdown lane. She grazed the Prius, sending it out of control and into the path of the truck.

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