Earlier this month, a 27-year-old man Massachusetts man was reportedly killed when his Ford pickup truck hit a tree. The single-vehicle accident occurred on Saturday, November 6 at 3:08am. The victim was a former defensive end for Boston College’s football team. He was residing in Salem.
No one else was in the pickup truck at the time of the accident. According to Wicked Local Canton, the Canton Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the cause of this fatal truck accident.
In cases like this one, where there were no other vehicles involved in a traffic accident, common causes include driver fatigue, medical emergencies such as a heart attack, speed, or alcohol. At this point, it is unknown if any of those were a factor.
Source: Former BC High football player killed in Canton accident, WickedLocal.com, November 12, 2010
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