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Fatal accident under investigation
WRENTHAM - A 58-year-old Leicester man was killed Friday night when his 1998 Ford Escort Over the years, the name 'Ford Escort' has been used for several models.
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State police said the crash happened about 8 p.m. as Lindsay Conrad (SEE CORRECTION) was headed South on the highway when he apparently lost control just before Exit 15. The car left the road, veered into the median, struck a dirt embankment and rolled over.
Police said Mr. Conrad was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected. He suffered serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to Milford Hospital Milford Hospital is located in the Surrey village of Milford. It is part of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK the hospital was opened in 1909. The hospital has had a number of different names over its history. , where he was later pronounced dead.
The accident remains under investigation by Trooper Allen Luther, who is being assisted by the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section. The Wrentham Fire Department, Franklin Fire Department, Wrentham Police Department and the Massachusetts Highway Department The Massachusetts Highway Department (MassHighway) is the highway department in the U.S. state of Massachusetts, responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of all state highways and bridges and signage of numbered routes. assisted troopers Troopers in the United States civilian police forces usually refer to members of state highway patrols, state patrols, or state police agenciess. at the scene.
Because of the investigation and vehicle removal, the left lane of I-495 south was closed for more than an hour.
Motorcyclist wearing flip-flops cited
WEST BROOKFIELD - A Warren man has been cited for driving a motorcycle without a license after an accident near Dunkin' Donuts Sources:
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Witnesses told police they saw Jason A. Bourque, 22, of High St., Warren, driving erratically shortly before the crash. On Route 9, police said, Mr. Bourque, who was wearing flip-flops, lost control of the bike, eventually laying it down and skidding across the center line, coming to rest on a lawn with his leg pinned.
Police said one woman told them she spotted the man's helmet as it flew off his head during the crash.
Mr. Bourque was taken by ambulance to Mary Lane Hospital in Ware. Police said he had no serious visible injuries.
Officer Brian J. Ayers said Mr. Bourque was cited for negligent operation and driving without a license.