Florida Man Killed in Tuesday Morning Crash in Bridgewater
BRIDGEWATER - A Florida man is dead after a single vehicle roll-over crash in Bridgewater.
Massachusetts State Police say the accident took place Tuesday morning at about 6 a.m. on I-495 South in Bridgewater near Exit 7 when a 2001 Toyota Tundra swerved, causing the truck to roll over and come to rest in the median.
The driver, a 66-year-old man from Clearwater, Florida, was ejected during the crash. He was transported to Morton Hospital in Taunton where he was pronounced dead.
The victim's name is being withheld pending family notification.
Police are investigating the cause of the crash, including what direction the truck was traveling in before the driver lost control.
The crash is under investigation by the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, and troopers assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office.