CHARLTON - A crash on the Mass Pike on Friday, October 8, left a local woman dead and the entrance to a rest area closed for around two hours.
Massachusetts State Police responded to a report of a single car crash on the eastbound side of the Mass Pike at around 4:15 PM. The preliminary investigation by police shows that a vehicle driven by a 34-year-old woman from Worcester rolled over near the Charlton rest area. First responders transported that woman to UMass Memorial Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.
The passenger in the vehicle, a juvenile female, also received transport to Umass for evaluation. She sustained no apparent injuries in the crash.
The entrance to the Charlton rest stop remained closed for around two hours during the investigation.
The Charlton Fire Department and EMS responded to the scene. MassDOT assisted with closing the rest area.
State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section and Crime Scene Services Section continue the investigation