FITCHBURG (CBS) — A Providence, Rhode Island, man has died after the car he was driving crashed into a tree off Route 2 in Fitchburg early Sunday morning, according to Massachusetts State Police.

Police said they received a report of a crash on Route 2 in the area of Exit 29 around 5 a.m. They found a 54-year-old man had crashed into a tree in a Ford Transit van. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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A preliminary investigation found that the van was traveling west on Route 2 when, for reasons unknown, it traveled off the roadway and crashed, police said. No other vehicles were involved in the crash, and there were no passengers.

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The crash is still under investigation.

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