State Police investigating fatal crash in Bourne

55 year old New Bedford woman is dead

From the Massachusetts State Police:

Today at about 2:30 p.m., State Police from the Bourne Barracks responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 25 West at Exit 3 in Bourne which resulted in one fatality.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Jonathan O’Loughlin indicates that a 2004 Pontiac Aztek was traveling onto Route 25 westbound from exit 3 when, for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle went off the right side of the road striking a snow bank and rolling onto the roof. Good Samaritans stopped and began to administer CPR to the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle.

The driver, a 55-year-old woman from New Bedford was transported by ambulance to Tobey Hospital in Wareham where she was pronounced dead.

The cause of this crash remains under investigation with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, State Police Crime Scene Services Section, Bourne Fire, and Mass DOT.

There is no additional information available at this time. The identity of the victim is being withheld pending family notification. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on