Police identify man killed in North Andover crash

North Andover police have identified the man who was killed in a single-car accident there early Sunday morning.

Keith Jenkins, 23, of North Andover, was killed after the 2003 GMC Envoy SUV he was driving crashed into a wooded area on Salem Street at around 3:49 a.m. Sunday, said North Andover Police Lieutenant Charles Gray.

Jenkins was pronounced dead at the scene, and transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Boston for an autopsy, Gray said.

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Gray said Jenkins appeared to have been traveling south on Salem Street, a heavily traveled residential road, near Campbell Road. The posted speed limit there is 35 miles per hour, he said.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation, said Gray, adding that the vehicle sustained “extensive damage.” The North Andover Police accident reconstruction team returned to the scene today, after inclement weather interrupted the investigation Sunday.

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