Authorities investigating fatal crash on Route 3 in Duxbury

DUXBURY, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities are investigating a violent car crash on Route 3 in Duxbury that left one person dead on Tuesday, officials said.

Emergency crews responding to a report of a single-car crash on the northbound side of the highway between exits 10 and 11 about 4:40 p.m. found a mangled sedan, bent pieces of guardrail, and debris scattered all over the ground, according to the Duxbury Fire Department.

The male driver, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead.

Motorists were urged to avoid the area as law enforcement officials worked to clear the scene.

All lanes have since been reopened.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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