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South Easton man issued citation for Route 495 tanker truck crash


MANSFIELD, Mass. ( – A South Easton man was issued a citation following a two-vehicle crash involving a tanker truck on Route 495 in the Mansfield area Tuesday.

According to Mass. State Police, the 52-year-old driver of the car rear-ended the truck, which was carrying corn syrup, while driving northbound in the center lane on Route 495 at about 11:07 a.m.

As a result of the collision, the passenger car caught fire; however, no one was injured.

The crash was cleared at about 12:30 p.m.