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April 23, 2009

Fatal crash on I-495 this morning

MERRIMAC -- A Pennsylvania man died in a single-car accident this morning on Interstate 495.

The accident occurred on I-495 North near the Emery Street Overpass .

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Thomas Canning indicates that 64-year-old Mark A. Garrett of Villanova, Penn., was operating a 2000 Ford pick-up truck on Route 495 North near the overpass when he lost control and rolled-over into the median and came to a final rest in the high speed lane of Route 495 South.

The operator was transported by ambulance with serious injuries to Anna Jacques Hospital in Newburyport where he was subsequently pronounced dead. The high speed lane of Route 495 South was closed for approximately one hour for the crash investigation and vehicle removal.

This crash remains under investigation with the assistance of the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. The Merrimac Police Department, Merrimac Fire Department & EMS and MassHighways assisted Troopers at the scene.

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