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Update: Victim of Route 2 Crash Identified as Duane Vachon
Vehicle accidents can sometimes cause critical injuries, and they can sometimes be deadly. This fact means that all drivers must remember to remain aware of their surroundings and do their best to keep accidents from occurring. Reckless driving can have severe consequences, and we must all keep ourselves and others safe by following the rules of the road.

In Westminster, the man killed in a fiery crash on Route 2 has been identified by state police as a 48-year-old man from Lunenburg. Duane Vachon passed away after the accident that involved his 2007 GMC Yukon and one other vehicle occurred causing his vehicle to strike a rock and burst into flames. Mr. Vachon was pronounced dead at the scene. His daughter is raising funds online to pay for his funeral expenses.

Fatalities and Vehicle Accidents

Update: Wilbraham Crash Victim Identified as Nicholas Cusson, 19, of Hampden
Vehicle accidents can often cause major injuries, and they can sometimes be fatal. This fact means that all drivers need to remember to remain cautious of their surroundings and do their part to prevent accidents from happening. Reckless driving can have deadly consequences, and we must all remember the responsibility we have to keep our roads safe.

Authorities have identified the victim of Friday night’s fatal crash in Wilbraham as Nicholas Cusson, 19, of Hampden. The two-car crash happened around 11:30 p.m. on Main Street near Branch Road. Cusson and a woman driver, whose identity has not yet been released, were taken to a nearby hospital. Cusson was pronounced dead while there. The woman is still listed as being in critical condition, and the crash remains under investigation by police.

Fatalities and Vehicle Accidents

One Man Killed, One Woman Injured in Collision in Wilbraham
Some car accidents can cause fatalities. These accidents are tragedies that leave family and friends behind to grieve their loss. Whenever anyone gets behind the wheel, they must remember that their negligence actions could have deadly consequences. We must all do our part to keep these accidents from occurring.

One person was killed and another was severely injured in a two-car accident that occurred in Wilbraham. Police were notified of the accident around 11:30 p.m., and they arrived on this scene quickly afterwards.

The accident occurred on 934 Main Street near Branch Road. Upon arrival, they found the accident involved two vehicles, each with one occupant. Both drivers, one man and one woman, were from Hampden and were taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital. The man was pronounced dead while at the hospital, and the woman was in critical condition. Their identities have not been released at this time, and the crash remains under invitation.

Crash Involving Parked Tow Truck Kills Michael Avelar
Car accidents can sometimes be fatal. Accidents that cause fatalities can leave family, friends, and entire communities grieving. Drivers must remember that they share the road with other people. We must all do our utmost best to keep accidents from happening.

On June 3, Massachusetts State Police responded to a vehicle accident that involved a car and a parked tow truck. Troopers responded to the scene on Interstate 95 southbound in Attleboro around 2 in the morning. Upon arrival, they discovered that Michael Avelar, of Stoughton, had been severely injured, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The tow truck had been killed by a police officer to remove a disabled vehicle from the highways. No other injuries were reported, and the cause of the crash is still under investigation. Fire and police authorities cleared the scene within the hour.

Douglas Parkhurst Dies when Car Driver Onto Baseball Field
Pedestrian accidents can be some of the most tragic and catastrophic accidents that happen on roads. These individuals are not protected by helmets or other safety gear, and impact with a vehicle can be quite severe. All drivers have a responsibility to remain attentive while behind the wheel and look out for vulnerable parties on the road like pedestrians.

State Police reported that a man died when a car drove through a ball field during a baseball game over the weekend. Sanford police say bystanders and ballplayers scattered as a car drove through an open gate at Goodall Park.

Douglas Parkhurst, a 68-year-old Sanford resident, was struck by the car. He was transported to the hospital, and he passed away en route. Police say that car struck a closed gate and then sped toward the main gate before hitting Parkhurst and fleeing the scene. Carol Sharrow, 51, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter in connection with the collision.

Update: Plantation Street Motorcycle Crash Victim Identified as Adrianna Colon
Motorcycle accidents can be lethal. The risk of a serious accident occurring should remind us all to remain cautious and drive attentively whenever we get behind the wheel. Reckless driving can cause catastrophic accidents that can take lives. We must all do our part to prevent these accidents from happening. Motorcyclists and drivers of vehicles must follow the rules of the road and remain vigilant.

An update has been reported related to the motorcycle crash on Plantation Street that claimed the life of one victim. The identity of the victim has been released.

31-year-old Adriana Colon, a Worcester resident, succumbed to her injuries a short time after arriving to a nearby hospital. She was riding her 2003 Kawasaki on Plantation Street when she struck the passenger side of a Toyota Avalon that was attempting to turn onto an on-ramp. The investigation into the crash is still ongoing.

Christopher William Robicheau Dies in Car, FedEx Truck Collision
A car accident can occur suddenly, and some of these accidents can be fatal. These accidents are tragic, and they leave families and friends dealing with the impacts for years. Through remaining vigilant and follow traffic laws, all drivers can be a part of keeping roads safe. Reckless driving can be serious and cause catastrophic accidents.

A man from Massachusetts has died following a crash involving a FedEx truck. Christopher William Robichaud, 48, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Route 32, or River Road, near the Tollund and Willington Border. The driver of the FedEx truck, Braulio Diaz-Aguilar, 47, did not appear to sustain any injuries in the collision.

The accident happened around 1:45 a.m. when the 2001 Toyota Camry caused the double yellow lines and hit the front of the truck. This collision is still under investigation by police.

Motorcycle Crash in Worcester, One Fatality
Motorcycle accidents can be some of the most lethal accidents that happen on roads. These accidents can be devastating. Drivers must remember that they share the road with motorcyclists, and motorcyclists must also drive with caution. Accidents that cause fatalities are tragic, and we all need to do our part to prevent them.

On May 29, a 31-year-old motorcyclist died after suffering from injuries in a collision with a car. First responders received information about the crash around 10:30 on Tuesday and responded to the scene at Plantation Street near the I-290 on-ramp.

When police arrived, they found that several motorists had stopped at the scene to try to help the woman. Worcester emergency personnel provided medical care at the scene, and the woman was taken to a local hospital. She was pronounced dead shortly after her arrival there.

Accident on Route 2, One Fatality
Highways can be some of the most dangerous roads as the accidents that occur on these streets can be some of the most severe. Vehicles tend to be traveling at high speeds, and this means impacts can be more serious. While driving on freeways and highways, it is vital to remember to remain extra attentive and cautious at all times. Reckless driving at high speeds can have catastrophic consequences.

On May 27, a car hit a boulder and burst into flames leading to the death of the driver. Massachusetts State Police and other emergency responders received the information of the crash and arrived on the scene quickly. This accident occurred in Westminster on Route 2 at approximately 2:30 a.m. The accident appeared to have been caused by another driver, but this accident is still being investigated.

State Police were assisted by the Westminster Fire and Emergency Medical Service and Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

Hit-and-Run Victim Identified, Search for Witness Ongoing
Car accidents can happen out of nowhere, and they can have fatal consequences. It is vital to remember that reckless driving can cause serious injury and can also have deadly impacts. This is why all drivers must remain attentive at all times and remember the duty of care they have to others around them.

On May 26, a man was killed after a hit-and-run crash that occurred in the Mattapan neighborhood of Boston. Massachusetts State Police identified the victim as 40-year-old Pierre Desir of Boston.

Desir was walking on Morton Street when a driver struck him. The vehicle that struck him did not stop. Upon arrival, first responders secured the scene and begin the investigation. Police are still seeking a taxi driver who may have witnessed the crash. The investigation into the accident is still ongoing by state police.