Police: 1 killed, 2 injured in Westminster rollover crash

WESTMINSTER, MASS. (WHDH) - State police are investigating an early morning rollover crash in Westminster that left one man dead and two injured.

Troopers responding to a reported rollover motor vehicle accident on Route 2 eastbound around 9:30 p.m. Friday found the overturned 2004 Honda Civic in the road, according to state police.

A preliminary investigation determined the driver of the Civic, 58-year-old Craig Dougherty, of Westminster, struck a 2014 Jeep from behind, injuring the driver and his passenger.

Dougherty was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

A 25-year-old from Arlington, Texas and a 25-year-old from Haverhill were both transported to Leominster Hospital with minor injuries.

The right travel lane and breakdown lane were closed for almost four hours as crews cleared the wreckage.