3 high school students killed in rollover crash in West Brookfield

WEST BROOKFIELD, Mass. (WHDH) — Three teenagers were killed Tuesday afternoon in a rollover crash in West Brookfield.

State Police said troopers responded at around 3:30 p.m. to Douglas Avenue near Route 9 for a report of a crash and found one vehicle that had rolled over.

Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early said the car left the road, hit a tree and rolled over.

Two girls and a boy were killed. All three of the victims were students at the Quaboag Regional Middle High School. They were all pronounced dead at the scene.

Carol Mays, who lives down the street from where the crash happened, said her brother ran down to help.

“He said it looked terrible and he never saw anything that looked so bad,” said Mays.

Early said the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has accepted the case.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the victims and the entire population at the school. We are asking that everyone please respect the privacy of the families of the victims and avoid the area of the accident so that police can try to determine the cause of the crash,” Warren police said in a social media post.

The cause of the crash is under investigation. No additional details were immediately available.

Grief counselors will be available tomorrow at Quaboag Regional High School in Warren on Wednesday.

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