Police ID victim of fatal accident in Hampden - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Police ID victim of fatal accident in Hampden

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Police say 25-year-old Eric Kirk, of Hampden, was killed in a rollover car accident early Friday morning. (Source: Facebook) Police say 25-year-old Eric Kirk, of Hampden, was killed in a rollover car accident early Friday morning. (Source: Facebook)
HAMPDEN, MA (WSHM) -

A 25-year-old Hampden man was killed in a rollover car accident on his own street early Friday morning.

Hampden police officials identified the victim of the accident as Eric Kirk, of Bennett Road.

Police responded to Bennett Road at about 1:20 a.m. after the vehicle Kirk was driving left the road and struck a utility police.

Police say speed appeared to be a factor, but the investigation is ongoing.

Utility crews worked throughout the night to remove the pole and restore the power lines that had fallen.

Bennett Road has reopened since the accident.

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