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Norton Man Charged In Deadly Mansfield Crash

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(Photos from Mansfield Police)

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MANSFIELD (CBS) – A Norton man is facing vehicular homicide charges after a deadly crash on Route 140 in Mansfield.

The crash happened just before midnight on Friday at the intersection of Route 140 and Norfolk Street.

Police say several witnesses saw 23-year-old Nicholas Salvo run a red light at a high rate of speed and slam into a car that as turning in the intersection.

The other driver, a 63-year-old Raynham man who has not yet been identified, was killed.

Salvo is charged with motor vehicle homicide while OUI, reckless operation, speeding, fail to stop for a red light and marked lanes violation.

He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital to be treated for injuries, and has since been returned to the Mansfield Police Department, where bail was set at $10,000.

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