FALL RIVER — A Fall River man was killed yesterday evening on Route 79 after his station wagon struck several trees and rolled over, according to state police.
Police said at around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, state troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 79 southbound near the Route 24 split in Fall River.
A 45-year-old man was driving a Subaru Outback southbound in the left lane when the vehicle veered off the road into the median and struck several trees before rolling over, according to police.
Police said the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
He was the only person in the vehicle.
Troopers were assisted on scene by the Fall River Fire Department and emergency medical services.
Several travel lanes were closed for around three hours as police investigated.
The crash remains under investigation.
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