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Three injured on Mass. Pike when metal object falls off tractor-trailer

A metal object struck this Subaru Legacy Wednesday morning. State Police

Three people were injured Wednesday when a large metal object fell off a tractor-trailer on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Millbury, State Police said, and struck a Subaru Legacy. The driver, a 59-year-old man from Wilbraham, and two adult passengers were taken to the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center in Worcester with minor injuries.

Anthony Donaldson, 48, of Roslindale, was driving the tractor-trailer; he was charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury crash.

Investigators said the truck’s load was not properly secured. Insituform Technologies, which owns the truck, was given a violation notice, State Police said.

Mina Corpuz can be reached at mina.corpuz@globe.com.