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News Minute: Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. (AP) - A motorcyclist involved in a Massachusetts car crash has died. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan says 21-year-old Gerald Barnes II of Lowell died of his injuries at a hospital. Police responded to a report of a collision involving a motorcycle and SUV in Chelmsford Tuesday night. The unidentified driver of the car remained at the scene. An investigation with the Chelmsford Police Department is ongoing.

FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) - Massachusetts State Police say a 15-year-old driver nearly struck a police cruiser before crashing into a utility pole. Massachusetts State Police say a trooper was stopped at a crash on Route 495 in Raynham on Wednesday morning when a passing car nearly struck his vehicle. The driver was pursued by police before he crashed and was taken into custody.

BOSTON (AP) - Authorities say a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority repairman stole more than $80,000 over several months from fare collection boxes he was in charge of fixing. Attorney General Maura Healey's office says 55-year-old Stephen Fagerberg of Dedham was arrested Tuesday. Officials say authorities investigating Fagerberg planted marked bills in fare collection boxes he serviced. They say Fagerberg later went to a drive-up ATM and deposited those into his personal bank account.

BOSTON (AP) - A self-driving car company is getting the green light to test its vehicles on a Colonial-era street network with a reputation for aggressive human drivers. Boston city officials announced Wednesday that they've granted permission to NuTonomy to test its autonomous vehicles citywide. Each autonomous vehicle is required to have a safety driver at the wheel to take control in an emergency.

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