DA: 1 dead, 1 in police custody after violent multi-vehicle crash in Auburn

AUBURN, MASS. (WHDH) - One person was killed, another was injured, and a third was taken into police custody after a violent head-on crash in Auburn on Thursday, officials said.

Emergency crews responding to a reported three-vehicle crash in the area of 475 Washington St. about 1:45 p.m. determined that a Ford Explorer crossed the double-yellow line and struck an oncoming Toyota Tacoma and Jeep Grand Cherokee, according to the Worcester District Attorney’s Office.

A man who was a passenger in the Jeep was taken to UMass-Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Jeep was also taken to the hospital.

The driver of the Explorer, who had several outstanding warrants, was also transported to the hospital, where he was taken into police custody.

The incident remains under investigation.

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