1 killed, 2 injured in rear-end crash on Mass Pike

BOSTON (WHDH) - One person was killed and two others were injured Wednesday afternoon in a rear-end crash on the Mass Pike in Brighton.

State police responded around 2 p.m. to a report of crash near the New Balance building on the eastbound side of the highway.

A white BMW, driven by a 19-year-old man from Revere, slammed into the back of a pickup truck that had stopped on the side of the road to secure its trailer load, according to state police.

The driver of the pickup truck, Igor Alves, 20, of Everett, was pronounced dead and a 25-year-old Everett man was critically injured. The driver of the BMW was seriously injured.

The highway was backed up for much of the afternoon as crews worked at the scene.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

This is a developing story; stay with 7News for continued updates as they become available.

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