New Britain Man In Fatal Mass Pike Accident May Have Had Medical Problem

LUDLOW, Mass. (AP) _ State Police say the Connecticut man who caused a fatal crash while driving east in the westbound lanes of the Massachusetts Turnpike may have had a medical issue.

Police say the investigation shows that 84-year-old Clarence Lux of New Britain, Conn., made a U-turn minutes before the crashing into a car driven by 28-year-old Robert Magee of West Bridgewater on Friday night in Ludlow.
Lux and Magee died.

Police say Lux had a medical condition that might have been a contributing factor. State police would not disclose Lux’s medical condition, citing medical privacy laws.

Magee was a U.S. Marine Corps corporal who was on the way to Westover Air Base in Chicopee for reservist training. He had served a tour of combat duty in Iraq.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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