Authorities ID 2 killed in violent, head-on crash involving wrong-way driver in Chelmsford

CHELMSFORD, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities have identified two people who were killed Monday in an early morning head-on crash involving a wrong-way driver on Route 3 in Chelmsford.

Troopers responding to multiple calls for a Nissan Altima traveling southbound in excess of 100 mph on the northbound side of the highway around 1:30 a.m. received word several minutes later that a serious crash had occurred prior to Exit 32, according to state police.

A preliminary investigation determined the Nissan Altima, which was driven by 42-year-old Rebecca Savoie, of Nashua, New Hampshire, struck a 2010 Dodge Avenger being driven by 21-year-old Noah Martin, of Hudson, New Hampshire, head-on.

Savoie was pronounced dead at the scene. Martin was taken to Lowell General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The crash is under investigation.

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