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Driver who struck 3 at Logan identified

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Police investigate incident at Terminal C at Logan Airport

BOSTON — Three pedestrians were struck by a car and injured at Logan Airport just before 5 p.m.

The incident took place at Terminal C Wednesday, Massachusetts State Police said.  Several ambulances were called, but there was no immediate word on the severity of the injuries.

NewsCenter 5 and WCVB.com will have more details on this breaking story.


BOSTON —A worker was killed near a Logan Airport cargo terminal Monday night, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said.

The incident occurred on the tarmac, but it did not appear the worker, a 59-year old Melrose resident,  was struck by a plane.

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“The preliminary information is that an employee on the tarmac suffered fatal injuries after being hit by a truck as it was traveling in reverse in the area of a plane,” said Jake Wark, spokesman for the district attorney.

“It does not suggest that he was struck by a plane,” said Wark.  The death, near a Miami Air charter plane,  appears to be an accident.

The driver of the truck, 47, was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital for treatment of stress.

“He showed no obvious signs of impairment. but will be tested for drug and alcohol use,” Wark said.

State Police detectives along with troopers from the Logan barracks are investigating.

The victim’s name was not immediately released.


Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office investigates death

Worker killed on Logan Airport tarmac

BOSTON —A worker was killed near a Logan Airport cargo terminal Monday night, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said.

The incident occurred on the tarmac, but it did not appear the worker was struck by a plane.

Watch NewsCenter 5’s report

“The preliminary information is that an employee on the tarmac suffered fatal injuries after being hit by a truck as it was traveling in reverse in the area of a plane,” said Jake Wark, spokesman for the district attorney.

“It does not suggest that he was struck by a plane,” said Wark.  The death appears to be an accident.

State Police detectives along with troopers from the Logan barracks are investigating.

The victim’s name was not immediately released.

 


Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office investigates death

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BOSTON —An individual was killed at a Logan Airport cargo terminal Monday night, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said.

The incident occurred on the tarmac, but there is no indication that the person was struck by an airplane.

The call for fatal accident came in around 7:30 p.m.

NewsCenter 5 and WCVB.com will have more information as it becomes available.

 


Customs official saw something concerning on child

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BOSTON —A family on a flight to Logan International Airport Saturday morning was separated from other passengers after a young child exhibited concerning symptoms, according to Massachusetts State Police.

The child was evaluated by EMS after a customs official saw something concerning on the child, authorities said.

After speaking to the family at length and checking out the child, the family was cleared to go through customs and was allowed into the country, state police said.

The other passengers were not in danger, according to state police.

WCVB.com will have more details on this story when they are available.

 


Motorists must seek alternate routes starting Dec. 27

BOSTON —State transportation officials are gearing up for a lengthy closing of the Callahan Tunnel in Boston for major renovations next week.Watch report

The 52-year-old tunnel carries traffic in one direction from the North End to Logan International Airport and Route 1A in East Boston. It is scheduled to close on Dec. 27 and reopen on March 12, but then will shut down overnight for several additional months to finish the replacement of wall panels.

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is urging motorists to plan ahead and use other routes, such as the Ted Williams Tunnel, to get to the airport.

The Sumner Tunnel, which carries traffic back from the airport, will remain open.

Engineers say the Callahan Tunnel needs a full rehabilitation of its deck and curb, including replacement of air exchange vents.

 


Massport, airline blame problem with snow plow

BOSTON —Passengers who boarded a Lufthansa flight from Boston to Frankfurt during Tuesday night’s snowstorm said they were stuck on a Logan Airport tarmac for five hours only to return to the gate.

A passenger who was traveling with his wife and two young children told NewsCenter 5 that there was little food, nothing to drink and little ability to move about the plane.

When they plane finally returned to the gate, it took another four hours to get their bags, the passenger said.

Lufthansa blamed the problem on a malfunctioning snow plow on a runway. Massport confirmed that a piece of equipment did break during the snow-clearing operations.

Passengers were eventually given vouchers to taxis and a hotel room and told to return Wednesday night for their flight to Germany.

 


Logan Airport terminal closed after suspicious package found

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Massachusetts State Police investigated a suspicious package at Logan Airport Sunday night and evacuated one of the airport’s main terminals.

State Police “responded to a report of a suspicious package in the lower roadway at Terminal C (near Jet Blue),” said Massport spokesman Richard Walsh.

The report of a suspicious package came in around 8:30 p.m. A bomb-detection robot could be seen in photos posted to Twitter and State Police confirmed its explosive ordnance detection unit responded.

State Police shut down traffic through Terminal C and told passengers and workers to move to Terminals E and B.

“They told us we had to close and we had to be evacuated,” said a worker at a coffee shop inside the terminal.

“I was like, ‘Well, I work at Dunkin Donuts'” said another worker. “He said, ‘You’re not right now. We’re evacuating the terminal.'”

State Police issued an all clear just before 10 p.m., but did not immediately say what was in the package.


Flights should be getting back to normal this morning after yesterday’s fire.

More details: http://on.wcvb.com/1eokxa8

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