A fatal two-vehicle crash on Interstate 495 in Foxborough, Massachusetts has claimed the life of a 24-year-old Mansfield woman.
State Police said the collision occurred Tuesday evening around 5:15 pm on southbound I-495 near mile marker 33.8. The victim was driving a Ford Escape which collided with a Hyundai Tucson operated by a 30-year-old male.
The Mansfield woman was transported to an area hospital where she succumbed to her injuries sustained in the devastating crash. The male driver survived with unspecified wounds.
One vehicle caught fire after the impact, requiring response from local fire departments. All southbound lanes were closed for a period as authorities investigated and cleared the scene.
The facts and circumstances surrounding the tragedy remain under investigation by the State Police. Officials have not speculated on the cause or fault pending a full probe of the fatal I-495 collision.
For family and friends mourning the loss of the young Mansfield woman, many questions linger following the heartbreaking news. As investigators search for answers, a community grieves the absence of one of its own taken far too soon.
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