Massachusetts State Police are investigating the cause of a fatal crash involving an SUV and a tractor-trailer truck Wednesday morning near the Massachusetts Turnpike in South Boston.
Troopers responded to the crash at 7:08 a.m. on Haul Road near the intersection of the exit 25 off-ramp from Interstate 90 where the driver of a Nissan Rogue somehow failed to stop at a red light.
Authorities said the 59-year-old driver of the SUV entered the intersection and crashed into the truck.
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The driver, who has not yet been identified, was taken to Tufts Medical Center and later pronounced dead.
The crash remains under investigation by Massachusetts State Police.