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Driver Killed In Crash On I-495 In Middleboro

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A man was killed on I-495 in Middleboro when his car veered off the road and hit a bridge abutment. (WBZ-TV)

A man was killed on I-495 in Middleboro when his car veered off the road and hit a bridge abutment. (WBZ-TV)

MIDDLEBORO (CBS) – A man was killed Thursday morning on Interstate 495 in Middleboro when his car hit a bridge abutment, state police said.

At about 10:20 a.m. the driver apparently lost control while traveling southbound and veered off the left side of the road and struck the abutment, state police said.

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State police said the man was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. His name is being withheld pending notification of family members.

The left lane of I-495 southbound was closed in the aftermath of the crash and state police said traffic backed up more than 2 miles before noon.

No further information was available on the crash, which is under investigation by state police.

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