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UPDATE: Police identify victims in fatal Rehoboth crash

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REHOBOTH, Mass. (WLNE) — A crash in Rehoboth killed a man and seriously injured his girlfriend Wednesday evening.

34-year-old Joshua Troufield, of Attleboro, and his girlfriend Elizabeth Resendes, of Taunton, were driving on Reynolds Avenue at around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when they veered off the road and slammed into a tree.

They were both unconscious when police arrived.

Resendes was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital, but Troufield was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police believe speed was a factor.

“Our message always is at the police department, you know, slow down. Drive within the speed limit and this is a perfect example why. It’s an old cliché but speed does kill,” said Sgt. Norman Todd of the Rehoboth Police Department.

At last check, Resendes is still in critical condition.

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