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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

Two-Vehicle Accidents Leads to Death of Three People
On June 10, a lethal car accident caused the death of three people, including a 7-year-old child.

State Police responded to the accident which occurred around 1:30 in the afternoon. A Woburn woman was behind the wheel of a car that was hit by another driver. The 46-year-old woman was driving a Ford Explorer on Portland Street when her car was hit by a 1994 Honda Civic that slid into her path. The two vehicles collided, killing three people in the Honda.

The victims including a 31-year-old driver, a 29-year-old man, and a 7-year-old boy. A 73-year-old woman riding in the ford was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. The names of the victims in this accident have not yet been released. The crash is still being investigated by State Police and other police departments.

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.

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: 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.

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: Hampden DA Identified Man Shot at Bus Stop

It can be hard to understand why people commit violent acts against other people.

A man was fatally shot at a bus stop shelter in the South End on Sunday night. The man has now been identified as Angel Calo, 36. Police are seeking help from the public as they look for the person who shot him.

We would like to offer our condolences to the family and friends of Angel Calo. The criminal actions of another person can be so hard to understand. When someone decides to commit a violent act against another, the family and friends of the person who passed away can seek compensation and justice. They deserve to at least seek to recover their rights.