A 51-year-old Springfield, Massachusetts man died Thursday morning in a crash on Interstate 90 in Charlton, according to state police.
At 3:40 a.m., a van driven by the victim was entering the westbound lanes of the Mass Pike at interchange 9 at a time when traffic was stopped for construction. The van fatally crashed into a tractor-trailer that was stopped in the traffic, according to authorities.
The 58-year-old tractor-trailer driver wasn't hurt in the crash.
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Massachusetts State Police said that although the scene of the crash was cleared, traffic remains in the area due to construction.
The identity of the crash victim was not released.