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.
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.