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Worker Dies After Falling Out of Tree
On June 11, police and emergency crews received a report of a workplace accident involving a worker falling from a tree. The accident occurred on Monday and was reported to Medway Police and Fire Communications Center through a 911 emergency call stating a man at 27 Broken Tree Road fell approximately 30 feet out of a tree.

Upon arrival, an ambulance transported Lewis P. Umbenhower III, 38, to Milford Regional Medical Center. He was pronounced dead while at the hospital. Preliminary investigations into the incident indicate Umbenhower was cutting a portion of a tree when he fell. The incident is under investigation by OSHA as well as local police. Umbenhower was an independent contractor.

Workplace Accidents

Update: Police Identify 4 Killed in Crash
On June 11, an update has become available about a car crash reported on earlier this week. The car crash occurred in Berwick and killed four people. Initially, the names of the victims were not released, but these names have now been released by police.

According to authorities on the scene, the crash happened when 31-year-old Robert Howard of Buxton made an improper pass and slid into the path of another vehicle. Howard was one of the people who passed away. Two passengers in his car, Kevin Clark, 29, and Davin Clark, 7, were also killed. Barbara Allen, 73, also died. She was a passenger in the other vehicle. Four other people also sustained injuries in the crash. This incident took place on Route 4.

Injuries and Vehicle Accidents

Two-Vehicle Accident Leads to Death of Robert Lind
On June 10, State Police responded to a head-on collision which lead to one fatality. According to police, a 32-year-old man, Robbery Lind, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash which occurred in the afternoon.

The incident happened after a vehicle being driven by 26-year-old Sarah Loos of Bondville crossed the center line and struck Lind’s vehicle. Police have charged Loos with grossly negligent operation resulting in death and driving under the influence of drugs. She is expected to appear in court at a future date. A passenger in Lind’s vehicle was also airlifted to a hospital and had sustained significant injuries. Lind suffered minor injuries in the crash, also.

Fatalities and Vehicle Accidents

Alleged Drunk Driver Arrested in Three-Car Crash that Killed a 63-Year-Old
On June 10, State Police responded to a three-car crash that occurred in Chelmsford. The accident occurred on Route 3. Emergency responders including EMTs were dispatched to the scene quickly

Upon arrival, first responders found that Christopher Thompson, 38, of Nashua, had caused the accident and appeared to be driving. He was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and causing serious bodily injury. Thompson was driving a 2016 Jetta when he rear-ended a 1996 Toyota Camry being driven by a 63-year-old man. The accident occurred around 1:25 a.m.

The 63-year-old victim was pronounced dead due to injuries sustained in the crash. His identity has not been released at this time.

Update: Victim in Fatal Brighton Crash Identified as Theodore J. Schwalb
Car accidents can happen out of nowhere, and they can have fatal consequences. It is essential to remember that negligent driving is serious and can have lethal impacts on innocent lives. This is why all drivers must remain aware at all times and remember the duty of care they have to others when behind the wheel.

An update is available related to a vehicle accident that occurred earlier this week. Police responded on Wednesday to a call for a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle on Commonwealth Avenue. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim in his eighties suffering from life-threatening injuries. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The operator of the vehicle did not stop or remain at the scene.

The victim has since been identified as 80-year-old Theodore J. Schwalb. Police later located the suspect and have now arrested Phocian Fitts, 23, in connection with the accident.

Accident Involving Wrong Way Driver Kills One in Westford
Car accidents can sometimes lead to fatalities. Accidents that cause fatalities can leave family, friends, and entire communities grieving the loss. Drivers must remember that they share the road with others. We all must be accountable to do our part to keep our roads safe.

On June 8, the troopers from the State Police Barracks in Concord received a report about a car accident that occurred around 2:00 a.m. They received multiple calls reporting a white Nissan was traveling the wrong way while driving north on I-495 southbound in Westford. Around 2:13 a.m., calls were received reported a serious injury.

Upon arrival, Trooper Trooper Christopher Lopilato located the crash just south of Exit 32. An early investigation into the crash has revealed that a 2018 Nissan Rogue, driven by a 45-year-old woman, was traveling the wrong way when she struck a 2017 Honda Civic being driven by a 35-year-old man.

Elderly Woman From Plymouth Dies in Crash
Car accidents can be some of the most dangerous events that happen, and they can leave victims and families devastated. Vehicles are large and sometimes traveling at high speeds, and they can cause severe damage. It is vital to remember to remain attentive and cautious whenever you are behind the wheel as some car accidents can be deadly.

On June 7, police averaged a crashed that killed an elderly Massachusetts woman.

The accident involved a 79-year-old woman from Plymouth. Her vehicle collided with a second vehicle shortly after 10 in the morning. She and the driver of the other car, a 58-year-old from Portsmouth, were transported to a local hospital with injuries. The 79-year-old woman succumbs to her injuries while at the spatial. Detectives are investigating the deadly crash and are asking witnesses for information. The names of the two women have not been released.

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

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.