Hanover man identified in fatal crash

A 26-year-old Hanover man killed in a car accident Friday on Route 3 in Braintree has been identified as Jeffrey Prouty, according to State Police.

Prouty was driving a 2005 BMW 525I southbound on Route 3 before exit 17, when he lost control of the car and went off the shoulder of the road at about 6:47p.m., said a statement from State Police.

He was transported to South Shore Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 7:35 p.m., said the statement.


The accident remains under investigation.

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