Massachusetts State Police release details of crash that killed 31-year-old father – Fall River Reporter

The Massachusetts State Police have released more details about a fatal highway accident.

According to Dave Procopio of the Massachusetts State Police, the driver who suffered fatal injuries in yesterday's crash on Route 95 in Needham is identified as Dylan Chaves, 31, of Fiskdale.

According to an investigation, he was driving a 2021 Chevrolet Colorado pickup southbound on Route 95 around 4:40 a.m. Tuesday when he lost control of the vehicle and veered into the median barrier Concrete turned and came to rest in the left lane, generally perpendicular to the roadway and the driver's side facing oncoming traffic. At the same time, a 2020 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven southbound in the left lane by a 54-year-old man from Nashua, NH failed to avoid the Chevrolet and struck its driver's side.

Chaves was convinced that he died on the spot. The driver of the Dodge was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries.

Chaves leaves behind his wife and children.

At the time of the accident, the lighting conditions were dark, it was raining and the road was wet.

The crash investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the State Police-Framingham Barracks and MSP Troop H Detective Unit, Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit and Crime Scene Services Unit.

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