1 Dead, 1 Injured in Wrong-Way Crash in Uxbridge, Police Say

The crash on Route 146 close to the Rhode Island border temporarily closed the highway

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Authorities are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Friday night in Uxbridge, Massachusetts.

Troopers responded to a report of a crash between two vehicles on Route 146 in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, about a half mile from the Rhode Island border, according to the Massachusetts State Police. Officials said a wrong-way driver was driving south on the northbound lanes.

The wrong-way driver, a 42-year-old man from Douglas, was seriously hurt in the crash. He was flown to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to authorities.

Police said the other driver, a 57-year-old man from Worcester, had minor injuries.

All lanes of Route 146 were closed until approximately 1 a.m. and were later reopened, police said.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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