Authorities have identified the person who died following a crash early Monday morning in Franklin County.
Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Northwestern District Attorney's office, said that 36-year-old Robert Eaton of Turners Falls died after the car he was driving crashed around 4:40 a.m. Monday along Lower Road in Deerfield.
"The vehicle left the roadway, collided with a telephone pole, and caught fire. The operator was transported to Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, where he was pronounced dead," Carey explained.
The crash remains under investigation.
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