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Celebration of life to be held at Battleship Boardwalk for Fall River man killed in highway crash



Family and friends will be honoring a Fall River man who died from injuries sustained in a highway crash.

According to Massachusetts State Police, at approximately 6:45 p.m. on May 30th, Massachusetts State Police Troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 195 westbound in Somerset that resulted in a fatality.

Preliminary investigation indicates that a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado was westbound on Route 195 near exit 10B. For reasons still to be determined, the Silverado went off the roadway and struck a grouping of trees.

The operator, 26-year-old Michael Resendes Jr., was determined to be deceased on scene.

As news of his death spread, the many who knew Resendes described him as a good man and friend and one of the kindest people you could meet. He also loved gaming and boxing.

A celebration of life fire lantern/candlelight vigil will be held Saturday June 8th at 7:30 p.m. at the Battleship Boardwalk.

Formal services have not yet been announced.

The crash remains under investigation by Troop D of the Massachusetts State Police, the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section.

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