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Cape Cod man dies in Belchertown crash

December 30, 2014

BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — The victim of a single-vehicle crash on Route 202 in Belchertown has been identified as a Cape Cod man.

Police say 26-year-old John Coady of the Monument Beach section of Bourne was driving south when he veered off the road, struck several trees and his car caught fire at about 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Bystanders and officials extinguished the flames, but Coady was pronounced dead at the scene.

The highway was closed down for about four hours after the crash, which remains under investigation.

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