CHELMSFORD, MASS. (WHDH) - A driver and passenger died Friday morning in Chelmsford after hitting a deer, according to the Massachusetts State Police.

Around 5 a.m., troopers responded to reports of the crash on I-495 North in Chelmsford near a rest stop. Upon arrival, they found the driver’s SUV which had swerved into a wooded median and rolled over, according to a release issued by the department.

The driver, a 53-year-old Rudolph Vah, and his passenger, Jartu Flamma, both of Acton, were pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles are believed to have been involved. The deer was killed in the crash police said.

One lane was closed to traffic Friday morning, and crash reconstruction is ongoing.

No further details were released.

This is a developing story. Stay with 7NEWS on-air and online for updates.

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