New London rollover on Thursday claims life of Marlborough man
New London — State police said that a 56-year-old Marlborough man died after his car rolled over on Interstate 95 on Thursday night.
According to a police report, the driver, James Young, was heading northbound in the left lane in a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee when he tried to take the Exit 82A off-ramp. The vehicle left the road and struck the exit sign, then rolled over before stopping on its roof.
The accident happened about 8:28 p.m. Thursday, according to the report.
A New London Fire Department Ambulance took the driver to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital with a suspected serious injury, where he died, police confirmed on Tuesday.
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