ATHOL, Mass. (WHDH) — A person who was ejected from a car during a rollover crash in Athol Sunday night has died, police said.
Athol police officers responding to the area of South Athol Road and Riverview Avenue around 8:43 p.m. observed a heavily damaged car that was lying on its roof after apparently hitting a tree. One passenger was ejected from the car and two others had to be freed by firefighters with a hydraulic extraction tool.
The two people who were trapped were taken to nearby hospitals, the one who was ejected, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is working to determine the victim’s cause and manner of death.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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