A 51-year-old Fitchburg man was killed when a tractor-trailer collided with his car in traffic on Route 2 East today in Leominster, State Police said.
The crash occurred around 10:35 a.m. The Leominster Fire Department and EMS were called to the scene to aid the man.
Authorities withheld the identity of the victim until family members could be contacted.
One travel lane was closed for two hours while authorities investigated the incident, State Police said. Traffic on Route 2 was not significantly impacted by the lane closure, State Police said.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation by State Police and multiple other agencies.