BOSTON (CBS) — A Italian woman with ties to a family in Boston’s North End is among the dead after a truck plowed into a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany in a terrorist attack Monday, killing 12.

Fabrizia Di Lorenzo was visiting Berlin from Italy at the time.

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Her cousins own Lucia’s Restaurant in the North End.

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“We send our love to her parents Gaetano and Giovanna and to her brother Gerardo and to all our family in Sulmona, Italy,” her family members in Boston said in a statement. “Fabrizia dedicated her life to the ideals of cooperation and understanding between peoples and nations. Though she was taken from us by we know her ideals will live on.”

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The family said they are making plans to go to Italy in the coming days.