Former Attleboro Mayor Dies After Car Crashes Into Bus

Officials in Massachusetts say a former mayor of Attleboro was killed after her car slammed into the back of a bus.

Officials say 78-year-old Judith Robbins was driving her car on Route 1 in North Attleborough Monday afternoon when it hit the rear of a regional bus.

Responders performed CPR on Robbins at the scene, and she was brought to Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro where she was pronounced dead.

North Attleborough Fire Chief Ted Joubert says a medical condition is believed to be the cause of death.

Joubert says the bus had eight to 10 passengers on board at the time of the crash. Five were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Robbins served as mayor for 12 years, leaving office in 2003.


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