Deadly crash on I495 in Taunton

A single car crash on 495 in Taunton leaves one person dead and another seriously injured. 

The accident happened around 8:15 Saturday night, near exit 9.  State police say a 2003 Honda Odyssey minivan was traveling southbound on the highway when it rolled over and left the road. 

The two people inside the minivan were ejected.  The driver, 64 year old George A. Strachan Jr., of Abington, died on scene.  His passenger, 45 year old Mark A. Rodrigues, of Rockland, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with a serious leg injury.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.


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