NORTH ATTLEBORO (CBS) – A van driver was found dead in the woods off of Route 95 in North Attleboro Thursday morning.

State police say a Care Van discovered the commercial van off of the shoulder on the southbound side of the highway just after 7 a.m.

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Investigators say at this point it appears the van was travelling south on 95, left the road north of Exit 5 and crashed into the woods.

According to the Attleboro Sun Chronicle, a witness told police a tire on the van blew out before the crash.

Police have not released the name of the driver.

The van belonged to the Nautical Mile Market in Hanover.

It’s still not clear yet when the accident happened or what caused the driver to run off the road.

The high speed lanes in both directions in the area were shut down briefly for the investigation.


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