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One dead in car crash on Route 140 in New Bedford

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by Chris Sheppard

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - One man has died in a car crash that happened early Sunday morning, south of exit five on Route 140 in New Bedford.

According to Massachusetts State Police, the crash happened at 12:28 a.m. Sunday. Police say they think the driver of a Nissan 350Z was traveling northbound and veered left off the roadway, rolled over and ended up on the southbound side.

When police arrived, they say the man who was driving was seriously injured. He was taken by medical helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital.

Another man, who was a passenger in the same car, was dead when police arrived.

Police still have no word on the cause of the crash, and have not released the identities of the two men.

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