Massachusetts State Police say they have identified the driver of the car that struck a tow truck driver on Interstate 495 in Middleboro early Sunday morning.

Police say David Mascarenhas, 29 of Dorchester, was driving his 2008 Honda Civic when he struck the 33-year-old tow truck operator.

The tow truck operator was outside his truck assisting a disabled motor vehicle when the accident occurred.

Mascarenhas was arrested Wednesday and charged with Negligent Operation Of A Motor Vehicle; Failure To Change Lane For An Emergency Vehicle; Marked Lanes Violation; and Speeding.

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