One dead following 495 crash in Mansfield, state police investigating

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MANSFIELD, Mass. (WLNE)- One person died early on Thanksgiving morning as a result of a crash on Route 495 near mile marker 33, according to Massachusetts State Police.

State police said that the crash happened in Mansfield on Route 495 South at around 5:30 a.m.

The lone driver’s vehicle, a 2009 Lexus sedan, was the only one involved in the crash. Colliding into a tree to the left of the roadway. The victim, a 39-year-old man from Rumford, R.I., was declared deceased on scene by paramedics. The victim’s name is yet to be released.

Investigating officers closed of the left and middle lanes of southbound Route 495 for about 2 hours, and clearing the scene around 7:30 a.m.

State police are still working to gather more information. The exact cause and circumstances of the crash are still under investigation

This is a developing story, more information will be added as it becomes available

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