The man who died following a crash in Chicopee Saturday morning in the area of East Main Street, has been identified.

Eric Lucio, from Chicopee, was 42-years-old.

The Hampden District Attorney's Office released his identity to Western Mass News Sunday morning.

Officer Wilk with the Chicopee Police Department said they were called to the crash scene just after 7 a.m. Saturday.

The accident occurred by the Veterans Bridge, Wilk confirmed.

"Arriving officers discovered a vehicle, off the road, that struck a traffic light pole. The only person in the car, the operator, was deceased on scene," explained Wilk.

An accident reconstruction team was called in.

The Chicopee Police Department says this is an ongoing investigation. Further details have not been released.

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