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Husband and wife die in Massachusetts crash

July 9, 2019

PLAINVILLE, Mass. (AP) — An elderly couple has died following a two-vehicle crash in Plainville.

Police say it happened Monday afternoon when a man driving a car tried to turn around on Taunton Street and collided with a van that was traveling behind the car.

The man and his wife died after being taken to area hospitals. The Norfolk District Attorney’s office identifies them as 86-year-old Ralph Lanciano and 93-year-old Josephine McAllister-Lanciano.

Police say two people in the van were treated at hospitals with injuries and later released.

The crash remains under investigation.

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