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A Pittsfield man died in Saturday's fatal crash in Hinsdale, District Attorney's Office confirms

PITTSFIELD — A Pittsfield man has been identified as the victim in Saturday’s fatal single-car crash in Hinsdale, the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office confirmed Monday.

Ryan Griffin, 33, of 109 Wendell Ave., was being pursued by Dalton Police officers who suspected he was operating under the influence, according to a spokesperson for the DA’s Office.

Driver dies in collision in Hinsdale after pursuit by Dalton police

Early investigations indicate that Griffin’s car, a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu, rode on a small stone wall on Robinson Road before crashing into the tree about 9:05 p.m. Officials said the crash remains under investigation and did not have information about Griffin’s speed at the time of the crash.

Griffin was the only occupant of the vehicle.

The investigation is currently being handled by the State Police Detective Unit and the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section. An autopsy is being performed by the Berkshire County Medical Examiner.

Matt Martinez can be reached at mmartinez@berkshireeagle.com.

News Reporter

Matt Martinez is a news reporter at The Berkshire Eagle. He worked at Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, graduated Marquette University. He is a former Report for America corps member.

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