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Abington man, 64, dies in single-car crash in Taunton


TAUNTON, Mass. ( – An Abington man was killed in a car crash that occurred on I-495 southbound near Exit 9 in Taunton Saturday night.

Mass. State Police troopers responded to the single-car crash at about 8:15 p.m.

After a preliminary investigation, troopers determined a 2003 Honda Odyssey with two occupants rolled over and left the roadway.

The driver of the car, 64-year-old George Strachan, Jr., and his 45-year-old passenger, Mark Rodrigues, of Rockland, were both ejected from the vehicle. Strachan was pronounced dead at the scene while Rodrigues was transported by ambulance to Rhode Island Hospital with a serious leg injury.

The crash remains under investigation.