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Driver dies after colliding with gas tanker in Hampshire County

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The driver of an SUV that collided with a gas tanker in the Hampshire County town of Cummington has died. 

According to a spokesperson with the Northwestern District Attorney's Office, the driver crossed the center line and hit the tanker Friday afternoon.

It happened on Route 9 around 3 p.m. That road remained closed for hours as state police investigated.

The driver of the gas tanker was not injured. 

Officials are not releasing the identity of the driver until his next of kin are notified.

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