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.

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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.

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

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