Interstate 91 southbound closed in South End of Springfield after cars reportedly hit pedestrian

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  1. LGriffin

    LGriffin Supporting Member

    SPRINGFIELD - Interstate 91 southbound was closed shortly before 10 this evening for what was described as a fatal automobile accident.

    Concert-goers leaving Symphony Hall in Springfield heading south could see that no traffic was being allowed through from Springfield to Longmeadow. Cars could exit onto West Columbus Avenue, and then back onto the highway, to continue through to Connecticut.
    According to cbs3 televison station in Springfield, the highway was closed after multiple cars hit a pedestrian who was crossing the highway near Exit 3 around 9:45 p.m.
    The pedestrian was killed, the television station reported.
    The identity of the pedestrian was not immediately released pending notification of next of kin.

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