A crash on the eastbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton involving a tractor-trailer and a pickup truck left one man dead shortly before 9:00 a.m. on Saturday.
The driver of the pickup truck, later identified as a 35-year-old Tyngsborough man, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say the tractor trailer operator, a 54-year-old Nevada man, was not injured.
Authorities had not yet released the name of either man.
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Police shut down the right travel lane on the eastbound side of the turnpike as emergency crews respond. The scene was cleared at 12:45 p.m.
The crash remains under investigation. No further information was immediately available.