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Fiery multi-vehicle crash on Route 24 leaves one dead, another injured



AVON — Chief Robert Spurr reports that the Avon Fire Department responded to a fatal crash early Saturday morning on Route 24.

At approximately 2:30 a.m., the Avon Fire Department responded to the northbound side of Route 24, under the Harrison Boulevard overpass in Avon, for a report of a sedan that collided with a dump truck.

Upon arrival, firefighters observed a sedan that was on fire. Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the flames.

The adult female driver of the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene. The other occupant of the sedan, an adult female, was able to get out of the vehicle and was transported to a local hospital by an Avon Fire Department ambulance.

No further injuries were reported.

The name of the victim was not released pending next of kin notification.

The crash is under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police.

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