State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Sharon

Yesterday at approximately 3:30 p.m. Troopers assigned to State Police-Foxboro responded to reports of a single vehicle crash, with serious injuries, on Route 95 northbound in the area of Exit 9 in Sharon.

Upon their arrival they observed a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado, operated by Christopher Smith, 54, of Waltham, that had struck a guardrail then continued into the woodline, where it struck a tree. Smith was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

Sharon Fire and EMS responded to the scene and pronounced Smith deceased at the scene. Members of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner responded to the scene as well.

The cause and circumstances of the crash remain under investigation by Troopers assigned to State Police-Foxboro, State Police Troop H Detective Unit, Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section, and Crime Scene Services. Troopers were assisted on scene by MassDOT, Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, and Concord Fire & EMS.