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Woman suffers life-threatening injuries in downtown Boston crash

Police cordoned off an area to investigate. –Martin Finucane/Globe Staff

A woman has life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in downtown Boston, police said.

Boston police spokesman Sergeant Detective John Boyle said the person was struck at the corner of Merchants Row and State Street around 9:03 a.m. Wednesday. The pedestrian was a woman, said Maisha Miraj, a Boston police spokeswoman.

Police cordoned off an area containing two trucks on Merchants Row between State Street and Chatham Street.

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