21-year-old woman dead, 3 others injured after Taunton crash

TAUNTON, MASS. (WHDH) - State police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash on Route 140 in Taunton on Friday that left a woman dead and three other people hospitalized, officials said.

A preliminary investigation suggests a 33-year-old Plymouth woman in a 2005 GMC was traveling northbound about 9:15 p.m. when she struck a 2013 Chrysler 200 that was turning left across the northbound travel lanes to access an on-ramp to Route 24 northbound, according to state police.

The driver of the Chrysler, a 22-year-old Acushnet man, was hospitalized with serious injuries. His passenger, a 21-year-old Lakeville woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the GMC and her passenger, a 35-year-old Plymouth man, were taken to Morton Hospital with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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