MANSFIELD, Mass. —
A driver is dead after a fiery crash involving a pickup truck and a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95 early Saturday.
State police said they responded to a report of a crash near the rest area in Mansfield around 5:30 a.m. and found a truck had hit a disabled tractor-trailer in the breakdown lane. The truck caught fire as a result of the crash.
The driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene. State police have not identified the driver.
A preliminary investigation indicates the truck was traveling at a high rate of speed in the breakdown lane before the crash.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 56-year-old man from Providence, Rhode Island, suffered minor injuries and refused immediate medical treatment.
The right two lanes of I-95 were closed as a result of the investigation.