WESTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A driver died after his car became partially wedged underneath a tractor-trailer on a Mass. Pike ramp in Weston early Monday morning.
Troopers responding to a reported crash on the eastbound side of the highway at exit 123, formerly exit 14, around 1:50 a.m. learned that a 2002 Toyota Camry had entered the exit ramp and was straddling both lanes of the ramp when it struck the back of a tractor-trailer and became partially stuck underneath, according to state police.
The tractor-trailer and the Toyota continued to travel a short distance together before the Toyota broke free, state police said.
The tractor-trailer stopped in the left lane and the Toyota came to a rest in the right lane just beyond it.
Weston firefighters removed the lone occupant from the Toyota, a 30-year-old Ashland man, before he was transported to Newton-Wellesley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, state police said.
His name has not been released.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 39-year-old man from Frankfort, New York, was uninjured.
The crash remains under investigation.
No additional information was immediately available.
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