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Horrific Arborway wreck ‘hit home’ for Latin Academy coach

Robert McCormick didn’t know at first who was in the crash, and then he found out

As Latin Academy varsity hockey coach Bob McCormick made his way home Friday afternoon, he got stuck in traffic behind a gruesome two-car wreck on the Arborway in Jamaica Plain.

“I was a minute and half behind the accident, but I didn’t know who was involved,” a somber McCormick said in a phone interview Saturday. But, he added, “at the moment I heard there were teens involved, I had a sneaking suspicion and sure enough, it was confirmed.”

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