Massachusetts Department of State Police

08/25/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/25/2019 13:16

State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Worcester

Today at approximately 7 a.m. troopers assigned to State Police-Holden responded to reports of a single vehicle crash in Worcester that resulted in the death of the operator.

Preliminary investigation revealed the 21-year-old Fitchburg woman was traveling on Route 290 eastbound when, for reasons still under investigation, her 2005 Kia Spectre left the roadway and crashed. A 25-year-old female from Leominster suffered minor injuries and a 23-year-old female from Worcester was uninjured in the crash. Exits 19 and 20 were closed for approximately 2 hours as the scene was processed.

The cause of this crash remains under investigation by troopers assigned to State Police-Holden with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, and Crime Scene Services Section. State Police were assisted on scene by Worcester Fire and EMS and MassDOT.