Man, 59, killed in Fairhaven crash

Bristol County District Attorney's Office. (WLNE)

FAIRHAVEN, Mass. (WLNE) — The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said that a 59-year-old man was killed in a crash over the weekend in Fairhaven.

The two-car crash happened just after 7 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Main and Hedge streets.

District Attorney Thomas Quinn said George Thatcher was driving a red Chevrolet sedan south on Main Street, when he crossed over the double yellow line into the northbound lane and hit a gray Toyota Rav4.

Quinn said inside the Toyota was a 36-year-old man, his 33-year-old wife, and two children — ages 1 and 4. They were all taken to St. Luke’s Hospital with minor injuries.

Quinn said the 59-year-old, who’s from Fairhaven, was also taken to St. Luke’s Hospital, where he died.

No further information was immediately released.

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