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Troopers Investigating Fatal Crash on Route 195 in Seekonk


At approximately 1:20 p.m. today Troopers assigned to State Police-Dartmouth responded to reports of a crash involving three vehicles on Route 195 westbound Prior to Exit 1 in Seekonk.

 

Upon the arrival of Troopers, all three lanes of travel were closed to facilitate life-saving efforts of involved vehicle occupants. The operator of a 2022 Toyota Highlander, a 36-year-old man from Springfield, succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash. The crash also involved a 2022 Ford F650, operated by a 45-year-old man from North Easton, and a 2020 Kenworth tractor-trailer, operated by a 31-year-old man from Hallandale, Fla. The operator of the Ford was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries. The operator of the tractor-trailer was not injured.

 

The exact cause and circumstances surrounding the crash remain under investigation by members of Troop D of the Massachusetts State Police, along with Troopers assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Section, Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, and Bristol County State Police Detective Unit. All lanes reopened and the scene cleared shortly after 6:30 p.m. Troopers were assisted on scene by members of Seekonk Fire and EMS and MassDOT.

 

No further information is available at this time. Update to follow when appropriate.


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