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It was move-in day for many college students in Greater Boston on Saturday.
It was move-in day for many college students in Greater Boston on Saturday.(John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Boston University students carried a mattress and box spring down Wardsworth Street in Allston to a nearby apartment.
Boston University students carried a mattress and box spring down Wardsworth Street in Allston to a nearby apartment.(John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Meredith Santaus from Brighton walked to an apartment on Linden Street with a table above her head.
Meredith Santaus from Brighton walked to an apartment on Linden Street with a table above her head. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Colette Ungvary, 10, from Bronxville, N.Y., helped move her sister, Kat, 18, into BU.
Colette Ungvary, 10, from Bronxville, N.Y., helped move her sister, Kat, 18, into BU. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Families unloaded vehicles on Babcock Street as Boston University students moved into dormitories.
Families unloaded vehicles on Babcock Street as Boston University students moved into dormitories. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
A long procession of students and family members made their way into the dormitories at BU.
A long procession of students and family members made their way into the dormitories at BU. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)
Students moved a mattress along a sidewalk on Ashford Street in Allston.
Students moved a mattress along a sidewalk on Ashford Street in Allston. (John Tlumacki/Globe Staff)

A rental truck struck a fire escape in an alley off Royce Road in Allston on Saturday.

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A rental truck struck a fire escape in an alley off Royce Street in Allston on Saturday.