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Washington man dead after crash on Route 31 in Hillsborough

November 12. 2017 8:05PM

HILLSBOROUGH — Police say a Washington man died after driving his car into a ditch on Route 31 on Saturday.

According to Hillsborough police, a car driven by Jeffery Lawrence, 54, of Washington went off Route 31, hit a utility pole and ended up in a ditch just after 6 p.m.

Police believe Lawrence, who was later pronounced dead, suffered a medical event while driving, causing the crash.

Route 31 in Hillsboro was closed Saturday night while investigators responded to the crash scene.

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