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23-Year-Old Man Perishes in Fiery Solo-Vehicle Collision in Marlborough

Published in on April 9, 2024

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Car accident in Boston

In a tragic event occurring early Sunday morning, a 23-year-old Marlborough man perished in Southborough, Massachusetts, when his vehicle struck a utility pole and erupted in flames. Local law enforcement confirmed that the single-vehicle accident took place at approximately 103 Main St.

The Southborough Police, assisted by the Fire Department, arrived at the scene to find the car completely ablaze with the driver trapped inside. Efforts to rescue the victim were unsuccessful, and he was declared deceased at the site. Police are withholding the victim’s identity as they notify next-of-kin.

Authorities state that the impact of the collision caused significant damage to a utility pole, prompting immediate repair work to be carried out by National Grid and Verizon. The extent of the damage led to vehicular disruptions which persisted into the following Monday.

The area where the mishap occurred is a residential zone characterized by a narrow two-lane roadway. The circumstances leading to the crash are under investigation by the Southborough Police Department in collaboration with the Massachusetts State Police.

Southborough Police Chief Ryan M. Newell expressed condolences, extending his thoughts and prayers to those affected by this unfortunate event. Reflecting the severity of the incident, repair and cleanup operations necessitated lane closures, and authorities advised drivers to seek alternate routes.

Source: Hoodline

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