News Briefs: Flying Manhole Cover Kills Driver

In this week’s news briefs, a tragedy in Boston prompts immediate action by the state DOT, federal officials react to record rainfall in southern Florida, and Michigan municipalities report a mild winter.
News Briefs: Flying Manhole Cover Kills Driver

Caitlin Clavette was killed when a 200-pound manhole cover went airborne and struck her vehicle as the 35-year-old elementary school teacher was driving to work Feb. 12 on Interstate 93 in Boston.

The manhole cover sat atop a storm drainage system and was last inspected June...

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