Toll collector killed by pickup on Massachusetts Turnpike

Staff Writer
Columbus CEO

AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — A toll collector has been struck and killed by a pickup truck on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

State police say the truck was exiting an E-ZPass lane just after midnight Friday at the Auburn toll plaza as the worker was walking across the same lane.

The 61-year-old toll collector from Holden was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The 31-year-old pickup driver remained at the scene and wasn't injured.

The investigation is ongoing.