One driver dies in Rt. 95 crash

courtesy: Mansfield Fire Dept Massachusetts State Police report a pickup truck driver died, after that vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer on Route 95 Northbound, near the Mansfield/North Attleborough line Saturday morning. In a news release, troopers say the Ford F250 was traveling at a high rate of speed in the breakdown lane, when it crashed into a Kenworth tractor-trailer, that was disabled in the breakdown lane, at the 10 mile-marker.

The pickup immediately caught fire upon impact. The driver of the pickup died at the crash scene. The person has not been identified.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 56 year old man from Providence, suffered minor injuries, but refused immediate medical treatment.

The right two lanes of Rt.

95 remain closed.

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