New Bedford

One Man Killed in New Bedford Crash

Part of the investigation includes whether or not a second car was involved in the crash and fled the scene, police said

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WJAR-TV

The driver of a vehicle in a crash in New Bedford, Massachusetts early Sunday has died, according to state police.

First responders located the car, a 2019 Kia Optima, crashed off of a ramp in New Bedford that had struck a metal post and a tree. Three bystanders on scene were attempting to help the victim, who was later transported to St. Luke's Hospital and pronounced dead.

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Police believe the victim, identified Monday as 19-year-old Cameron Rodrigues of New Bedford, was ejected from the car he was driving, then hit by another vehicle.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 508-993-2016.

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