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Two killed in early morning Amherst crash

AMHERST — Two people were killed early Saturday when their car was hit broadside by a tractor trailer, police said.

Police said the people were heading east in a sedan shortly after 4:30 a.m. Saturday when they turned left to head onto Schoolhouse Road. The car crossed "directly into the path of a westbound tractor trailer unit," police said in a release.

The driver and passenger of the car were killed in the crash, while the truck driver was not injured, police said.

Police did not release the names of anyone involved in the crash on Saturday, saying family hadn't yet been notified.


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