EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

Latest News

October 21, 2013

UPDATE: Victim of I-93 crash identified

ANDOVER — A Saugus man was killed in a car accident today involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 93 South in Andover.

According to state police the fatal crash happened about 1:25 a.m. south of the Interstate 495 interchange.

Police said Louis J. Kardoose, driving a 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe, rear-ended a 1997 Freightliner tractor-trailer operated by a 34-year-old North Carolina man in the rightmost travel lane.

Kardoose, 37, was declared dead at the scene. The North Carolina man was not injured.

It is still unknown what caused Kardoose to rear-end the tractor-trailer.

The two rightmost lanes of Route 93 and the breakdown lane at the crash site were closed for just under three hours to accommodate the rescue response, crash investigation and removal of debris.

The Andover Fire Department and Highway Division of Massachusetts Department of Transportation assisted at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Follow Sara Brown on Twitter @Sara_Brown_Trib. To comment on stories and see what others are saying, log on to eagletribune.com.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Latest News

AP Video
Raw: Royal Couple Visits Australia Mountains Raw: Pro-Russian Militants Killed on Base Captain of Sunken South Korean Ferry Apologizes Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing Raw: Blast at Tennessee Ammunition Plant Kills 1 Hoax Bomb Raises Anxiety in Boston Egypt Clamps Down on Mosques to Control Message After Fukushima, Japan Eyes Solar Power New York Auto Show Highlights Latest in Car Tech Ex-California City Leader Gets 12 Year Sentence Disbanding Muslim Surveillance Draws Praise Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Are School Dress Codes Too Strict?
Photos of the Week