Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 10222017 – State Police Investigating Route 2 Fatal Crash in Acton
This morning at about 10:50 a.m., State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Route 2 Eastbound, west of Piper Road in Acton that resulted in the death of the operator.
Preliminary investigation by Trooper Edward MacDonald indicates that a 60-year-old Templeton man was traveling on Route 2 Eastbound in a 2005 Ford Explorer when, for reasons still under investigation, his vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway before rolling over and crashing in a wooded area in the median.
The operator and sole occupant was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The cause of this crash remains under investigation with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and Crime Scene Services Section. State Police were assisted on scene by Acton Fire and EMS, Acton Police, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, and MassDOT.
The identity of the victim is being withheld pending family notification.
There is no further information available at this time. Please do not contact the barracks for media inquiries.