A South Dartmouth man has died following a horrific crash in Westport this week.

Westport Police say 27-year-old Taylor Green died Monday night at Rhode Island Hospital after losing control of his 2006 Nissan Altima on State Road early that morning.

Police say before the crash, Green was driving in excess of 75 miles per hour on Route 6.

Green was transported to the hospital and was in critical condition before succumbing to his injuries later that night.

Green was a former student at UMass Dartmouth, and had studied fine arts. He was originally from Aurora, Illinois.