Worcester man killed in rollover crash in Auburn

State Police are investigating a rollover crash that killed a Worcester man early Tuesday in Auburn.

Carlos Mendoza, 28, was driving a 2003 Nissan Pathfinder on the ramp from the Mass Pike East to Route 290 East about 12:55 a.m. when he apparently lost control of the SUV, leading to the crash, State Police said in a statement posted online.

Mendoza was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, where he was pronounced dead, State Police said. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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