Brockton man killed in fiery crash in West Bridgewater

Massachusetts State Police. (WLNE)

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (WLNE) — A Brockton man was killed in a fiery crash in West Bridgewater early Friday morning.

Massachusetts State Police said the crash happened just after 3 a.m. on Route 24 north.

Investigators said a 2017 Ford Explorer was traveling northbound at a high rate of speed, before it went off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

The SUV caught fire with the driver trapped inside, according to state police.

The driver, only identified as a 43-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger, a 40-year-old woman from Taunton, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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