WORCESTER (CBS/AP) — A woman pinned under the rear wheels of a tractor-trailer in Worcester has died.

Police said 24-year-old Sara Ewing of Hudson and a man were struck by the truck at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday after it turned too sharply, knocked down a light pole, which in turned forced the two pedestrians forward into the path of the vehicle.

The man freed himself but Ewing was pinned.

The truck turned too sharply, knocked down a light pole, which forced 2 people into the path of the truck. (WBZ-TV)

The truck turned too sharply, knocked down a light pole, which forced 2 people into the path of the truck. (WBZ-TV)

It took rescue personnel about a half hour to free her. She was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead. The man suffered a serious foot injury.

His name has not been released.

The truck knocked down this light pole. (WBZ-TV)

The truck knocked down this light pole. (WBZ-TV)

Police say the truck pulled over in busy Kelley Square to let a fire truck pass.

It was turning toward the ramp to Interstate 290 but took the turn too tight.

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