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One Killed, One Injured in Fiery Crash With Tractor-Trailer on I-95

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    The driver of a pickup truck that crashed into the back of a tractor trailer on I-95 is dead from his injuries Saturday. (Published Saturday, July 15, 2017)

    One person was killed early Saturday morning in a fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer truck on Interstate 95 in Mansfield, Massachusetts.

    State Police said the crash happened about 5:25 a.m., near exit 5.

    When troopers arrived, a Ford F250 pickup had struck the rear of a Kenworth tractor-trailer which was disabled in the breakdown lane with a flat tire.

    Police said when the pickup truck crashed, it immediately caught fire.

    1 Killed in Crash With Tractor Trailer

    [NECN] 1 Killed in Crash With Tractor Trailer

    One person was killed early Saturday morning in a fiery crash involving a tractor trailer truck on Interstate 95 in Mansfield, Massachusetts.

    (Published Saturday, July 15, 2017)

    The driver, who has not been identified, was killed at the scene.

    The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 56-year-old man from Providence, Rhode Island, suffered minor injuries but refused treatment.

    A preliminary investigation showed that the pickup truck driver was traveling at a high rate of speed in the breakdown lane prior to the crash.

    The middle and right lanes of the highway were closed for about 7 hours while the scene was cleared.

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