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Monday, November 6, 2006

Car kills pedestrian in Plainville

PLAINVILLE

A 24-year-old North Dartmouth woman carrying a campaign sign on a ballot question was hit and killed yesterday by a vehicle on Route 1, police said.

Shannon O'Driscoll was wearing dark clothing and crossing the street about 5:30 p.m. when she was struck by a 1987 Chevrolet sport utility vehicle driven by Daniel F. Collier, 50, of Attleboro, police said. She was pronounced dead at Sturdy Memorial Hospital.

Police said no charges were expected.

-- Globe City & Region staff

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