• Westminster man dies when car crashes into pond

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    WESTMINSTER, Mass. (AP) - Police have identified the local man who died when his car went off the road and landed in a Westminster pond over the weekend.

    Emergency responders were called to State Road West at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday where they found an overturned car partially submerged in Greenwood Pond.

    The driver and lone occupant, 83-year-old Richard Ahlin, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was wearing a seat belt.

    Police said there are no witnesses to the crash, which remains under investigation.

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