A New Bedford man was killed in a car crash on Route 140 in Freetown during Friday morning’s snowstorm.

According to Massachusetts State Police, Jason Saccocia, 45, of New Bedford, was killed when his truck left the highway and crashed into a tree.

At approximately 7:30 a.m. on January 7, state troopers from the Dartmouth barracks responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 140 northbound in the area of mile marker 10 in Freetown. There, they located a 2008 Toyota Tacoma that had left the roadway and struck a tree.

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Saccocia, the lone occupant of the vehicle, was found inside the truck and declared deceased at the scene. State police say the weather at the time of the crash was heavy snow, and that it is believed to be the main contributing factor in the crash.

Saccocia was a third-generation barber and the owner of Jason’s Bridgewater Barber Shop on Main Street in Bridgewater.

The crash remains under investigation.

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