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Man arrested after Mansfield fatal car crash

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Photo courtesy the Mansfield Police Department. Photo courtesy the Mansfield Police Department.
MANSFIELD, Mass. (WHDH) - A Norton man was arrested after a car crash in Mansfield resulted in the death of a man Friday night.

Officials responded to a motor vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of Route 140 at 11:57 p.m., where they say that 23-year-old Nicholas Salvo was traveling at a high speed and ran a red light at the intersection of Norfolk Street.

Salvo was placed under arrest and was transported to Rhode Island Hospital. He has been charged with motor vehicle homicide, OUI and other traffic-related violations.

After being released from the hospital, he was transported to the Mansfield Police Department. Monday he appeared in court where he pleaded not guilty. He is being held on $10,000 bail.

A 63-year-old Raynham man had to be extricated from his vehicle. He was transported to Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released.


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