REVERE (CBS) – A driver was killed in a car crash on General Edward’s Bridge in Revere on Monday.

The car became fully engulfed in flames on Route 1 northbound after the crash at around 7:15 a.m.

The left lane was closed for a time after the crash, but all lanes reopened by 10:30 a.m.

Police say the victim, 50-year-old Wayne Diggs of Chelsea was operating a 2005 Dodge Ram when he lost control and spun out, striking the gate of the draw bridge.

Investigators are looking into black ice as a contributing factor.


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