Police investigating crash that killed Athol man

TEMPLETON, MASS (WLNE) – Massachusetts State Police are currently investigating a crash that killed a 36-year-old  Athol man on Monday.

Police responded to reports of a car that struck an abutment of the Otter River Road Bridge at approximately 10:00 PM.

According to police, a preliminary investigation indicates that a car was travelling east on Route 2 when the vehicle exited the roadway to the left and struck the concrete structure supporting the bridge.

Police say the dole occupant of the car was determined to be dead at the scene.

Reason for why the car left the roadway is still under investigation.

The road was closed for several hours and was cleared by 2:31 AM

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