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    Driver Dies in Mass. New Year's Day Crash
    Massachusetts State Police
    Authorities temporarily shut down I-495 northbound in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, Sunday morning for a medical helicopter to get to the scene of major crash.

    A 30-year-old man was killed in a crash on I-495 in Massachusetts on New Year's Day, according to state police.

    Troopers responded to the scene on 495 northbound in Hopkinton around 9 a.m., where they found a 2008 Chrysler Sebring that had crashed and "broken apart into numerous pieces."

    Fire crews from Hopkinton and Milford arrived to help free the driver, who trapped and suffering from life-threatening injuries.

    Authorities had to shut down I-495 for about 12 minutes for a medical helicopter to arrive at the scene, but emergency medical workers were unable to stabilize him and he was taken to Milton Hospital via ambulance, where doctors pronounced him deceased.

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    His name has not been released.

    Investigators say speeding appears to be a factor in the crash.

    **Editor's note: State police previously said the Milton Fire Department responded to the scene.

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