By Gary Brode

LOWELL (CBS) — A man was pronounced dead at the scene of a car crash in Lowell Wednesday morning has died, police confirmed.

The District Attorney’s Office identified the victim as 52-year-old Juan Ramon Rivera of Lowell.

Part of Gorham Street was blocked off for hours as police investigated the two-car crash, which occurred around 7:00 a.m.

One of the two cars involved in a crash on Gorham Street in Lowell Wednesday (WBZ-TV)

A 2012 Honda Accord appeared to have front-end damage after colliding with a 2006 Mitsubishi Endeavor SUV and then smashing into a sign. The SUV had visible damage to its right side and rested against a telephone pole following the crash.

The D.A. said Rivera was driving the SUV. Preliminary investigations show the Accord was speeding and hit the SUV from behind.

The crash was caught on video by a nearby surveillance camera.

The driver of the Accord stayed at the scene and was not seriously injured. No charges have been filed at this time.


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