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Mass. man, 24, dies in Merrimack crash

MERRIMACK - A Massachusetts man died after the car he was riding in hit a tree along the F.E. Everertt Turnpike on Saturday, authorities said.

Matthew Caban, 24, of Waltham, was transported to St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua where he was pronounced dead, state police said.

The driver, John Caban, 92, also from Waltham, was taken to the same hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Police didn't say whether the two men were related.

The crash occurred shortly after 12:30 p.m. when a 2005 Buick LeSabre left the eastern side of the roadway and struck a tree, according to police.

State troopers were assisted on the scene by Merrimack Police Department and Merrimack Fire & Rescue.

Anyone with information about the collision or subsequent investigation should contact Trooper Phil Akstin at 666-3333.


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