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Westfield man dies in Northampton accident

An 84-year-old Westfield man died in a car accident Friday afternoon in Northampton, according to a statement from the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office.

The statement said the driver’s side of his vehicle was badly damaged when it was struck by the front end of a pickup truck at the intersection of North King Street and Elm Street.

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Both of the drivers, who were not identified, were transported to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, where the 84-year-old was pronounced dead. The driver of the other vehicle was treated for injuries that were not life-threatening.

State Police and Northampton police are investigating the accident.

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