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Two hospitalized after Nahant crash

Nahant Police Officer Keith O'Brien inspects a minivan that went off the road at the intersection of Ocean Street and Maolis Road and struck a fire hydrant in Nahant on Wednesday. (Spenser R. Hasak)

NAHANT — Two people were taken to a local hospital after a driver lost control and crashed into a fire hydrant on the corner of Ocean Street and Maolis Road Wednesday morning.

The driver of the minivan, a 25-year-old Boston woman, suffered minor injuries to her abdomen. The passenger, a 41-year-old Boston man, complained of head, neck, and back pain, according to Nahant Police Lt. Paul Manley. The injuries are considered non-life threatening, he said.

The vehicle had extensive front-end damage and was towed from the scene, he said.

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