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73-Year-Old Man Dead After Pittsfield Semi-Truck Collision

This is a picture of the inside of the Pittsfield Police station
Jim Levulis

A collision in the driveway of a construction company in Pittsfield, Massachusetts Monday evening left a man dead.

Authorities 34-year-old Matthew Osak of Lee was driving a 2019 Kenworth Semi-Truck when he turned off  Cheshire Road into the Unistress compound. The Berkshire District Attorney's Office says the semi-truck struck 73-year-old Ernest Millette of Pittsfield, who was walking in the driveway. Millette died as a result of his injuries. 

The Pittsfield Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating the incident.

Josh Landes has been WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief since February 2018, following stints at WBGO Newark and WFMU East Orange. A passionate advocate for Western Massachusetts, Landes was raised in Pittsfield and attended Hampshire College in Amherst, receiving his bachelor's in Ethnomusicology and Radio Production. His free time is spent with his cat Harry, experimental electronic music, and exploring the woods.
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