Rollover Crash In Uxbridge Leaves 1 Person Dead

UXBRIDGE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Massachusetts State Police are investigating following a rollover crash in Uxbridge Sunday afternoon that left one person dead.

The single-vehicle rollover happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Route 146 northbound, north of Exit 3.

The victim was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado when they lost control of the pickup truck. The reason for this is still under investigation.

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State Police said the pickup truck exited the road’s western edge before hitting a guardrail. It then veered back across all travel lanes and hit a jersey barrier and guardrail on the eastern edge of the road. That was when the truck went airborne and rolled over and down an embankment before coming to a stop in shallow standing water.

Authorities do not believe the driver was wearing a seatbelt. He was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has been identified as Robert Bilodeau III, of Bellingham.

A 35-year-old passenger, of Millville, was wearing a seatbelt and was rescued by Uxbridge firefighters. He was taken to a hospital with what was suspected to be serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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