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Man Killed When His Truck Crashes Into Templeton, Mass. Bridge

It’s unclear why the man’s truck went off the roadway

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    Man Killed When His Truck Crashes Into Templeton, Mass. Bridge

    A man was killed Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash in Templeton, Massachusetts, according to police.

    The accident happened around 6:40 p.m. on Route 2 Westbound, at the Otter River Road Bridge.

    A preliminary investigation indicates the man was driving a 2001 Chevrolet S10 pickup when his vehicle travelled off the right side of the roadway before crashing into the Otter River Road Bridge.

    It’s unclear why the man’s truck went off the roadway.

    The victim, identified Thursday as 56-year-old Stephen Witkowski of Orange, was transported to Heywood Hospital in Gardner, where he was pronounced dead.

    Massachusetts State Police were assisted on scene by Templeton Fire and EMS and Templeton Police.

    No other information was immediately available.

    The crash remains under investigation.

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