KINGSTON, Mass. (AP) — Police say the driver of a tractor trailer was killed after veering off the road in Kingston.

Massachusetts State Police say they responded to the crash along the eastbound lanes of Route 44 shortly after 6 a.m. Friday.

The driver was taken to Beth Israel Hospital in Plymouth, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police said the driver was a 49-year-old man from Seekonk but did not immediately release his identity. Investigators believe he may have had a medical emergency while driving.

State police say they continue to investigate the crash.