READING, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after one person was killed in a violent head-on crash involving an SUV and a sedan in Reading on Thursday morning.

Officers responding to a report of a crash on West Street around 11:20 a.m. found a white SUV crumbled up against the front of a gold sedan, according to the Reading Police Department.

A female driver of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released.

West Street was temporarily closed from the intersection of Willow Street and Summer Avenue to Johnson Woods Drive.

State police are assisting Reading police with the investigation.

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