State police investigating fatal Templeton crash

TEMPLETON, MA (WHDH) — State police are investigating after an Orange man was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Templeton Thursday night, officials said.

Troopers responding to a reported motor vehicle accident on Route 2 westbound about 6:40 p.m. found a 2001 Chevrolet S10 pickup against the Otter River Road bridge.

The driver, Stephen Witkowski, 56, was taken to Heywood Hospital in Gardner, where he was pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation determined that Witkowski left the right side of the roadway before slamming into the bridge.

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