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Monday, October 16, 2006

Driver facing charges in Wrentham fatal


A Franklin man is facing charges today after a car crash that killed a Framingham man.

State Police said the accident happened on Interstate 495 in Wrentham at about 9:50 p.m. Saturday.

Brian F. Harland, 34, of Franklin crossed three northbound lanes of traffic in his Ford pickup and struck a Saturn sedan driven by Paul J. Rudeen, 21, of Framingham, police said.

Rudeen was declared dead at the scene. Harland was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding, driving with a suspended license, driving to endanger, and vehicular homicide.

Harland is to be arraigned in Wrentham District Court today.

-- Globe City & Region staff

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