Worcester, MA (July 6, 2018) – An elderly couple was tragically killed in a crash on Wednesday, July 4th. We first brought you this story yesterday when we reported on a collision which happened in Worcester after a car traveling on the wrong side of the road struck a boulder. The occupants of the vehicle, an 87 year old man and an 82 year old woman were killed in the crash.
Now, police have identified the crash victims. The 87 year old man is identified as Walter Barringer and the 82 year old woman is identified as Joan Barringer, both of Worcester. Neighbors who witnessed the crash rushed to the couple’s aid and attempted to get them out of the vehicle by smashing a window. Others sprayed the car down as it caught fire following the crash. Ultimately, the Barringers were pronounced dead from the injuries sustained in the crash. Police are still investigating the cause of the collision.