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70-Year-Old Man Killed In Montague Center Crash

possible fatal crash bMONTAGUE, Mass. (WGGB) — One man is dead following a crash in Montague Center Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on Main Street near the Route 47 crossover to Route 63.

Police say the victim, a 70-year-old Warren Whitney of Montague, was traveling at a high rate of speed before he crashed into a large tree.

Whitney’s car quickly caught on fire and was completely engulfed by the time rescue crews arrived on scene.

The accident remains  under investigation.