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Driver dies after crashing into Taunton River

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A 22-year-old Taunton man died on Saturday after crashing an sport utility vehicle through the guardrail of the Edward McCarthy Memorial Bridge and landing in the Taunton River, Taunton police said. According to a statement from police, the man was traveling south on County Street at 1:33 a.m. when he crashed into the bridge. He was taken to Morton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Taunton Police and Fire Department Dive Teams assisted in recovering the driver and the vehicle from the river. Taunton Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

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