Driver dies after crashing into parked tractor-trailer

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (WPRI) — A 51-year-old Fall River man died Monday evening after he crashed his car into a parked tractor-trailer truck, according to the Bristol County District Attorney’s office.

The DA’s office said the man, identified as Carlos Mendoza, drove into the rear end of the tractor-trailer, which was unoccupied and parked on the side of Plymouth Road near Nashua Street.

Mendoza was rushed to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but the DA’s office said no foul play is suspected.

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