Woman killed in New York State Thruway crash

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Police in Hillburn have confirmed a fatal accident on the New York State Thruway.

Fire officials say the accident occurred on the northbound side by exit 15 in Hillburn just after 12:15 p.m.

They say a car went underneath the back of the tractor-trailer loaded with tires and caught fire.

The driver of the car, an unidentified woman, was trapped and pinned below the truck. She died on the scene.

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