Seekonk Police: One person dead after pickup truck hits pole

SE Mass

SEEKONK, Mass. (WPRI) — A 32-year-old man is dead following a crash on Fall River Avenue in Seekonk on Saturday afternoon.

Police were called to the area around 1:30 p.m.

Chief Dean Isabella told 12 News, witnesses said the operator of a pickup truck was driving erratically at a high rate of speed prior to crashing into a pole. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The victim’s name has not been released and the crash remains under investigation.

A portion of Fall River Avenue in the area of Warren Avenue was closed Saturday night as crews worked to replace the utility pole. The roadway was expected back open by Sunday morning.

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