Police identify New Bedford woman killed in fiery crash

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MIDDLEBORO, Mass. (WPRI) — Police have identified the woman killed in a single-car crash that occurred on I-495 in Middleboro Friday afternoon.

Massachusetts State Police say 32-year-old Jennifer Ryan, of New Bedford, somehow lost control of her vehicle, causing it to crash into a tree in the median.

After the crash, the vehicle burst into flames. Ryan, who was the only person in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Part of 1-495 was closed for several hours as crews worked to clear the crash. 

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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