UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Crash in Westwood
The victim in Tuesdays Fatal motor vehicle crash has been identified as Berlioz Florestal a 51-year-old male from West Bridgewater. No further information is available. Original release below. The correct age and hometown are reflected in this update.
At approximately 1:55 p.m. today Troopers assigned to the State Police-Framingham Barracks responded to a crash on Route 95 southbound in Westwood. When Troopers arrived on scene, they encountered a 2014 Jeep Wrangler that had gone over the guardrail at the right edge of the road and rolled over.
Troopers and Paramedics from Westwood EMS located the operator, a 40-year-old man from Bridgewater, suffering from life-threatening injuries sustained during the crash. The man was transported from the scene to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The facts and circumstances of the crash, including the cause of the operator losing control of the vehicle, remain under investigation by Troop H of the Massachusetts State Police along with the State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, and the State Police Detective Unit assigned to Norfolk County. Troopers were assisted on scene by Westwood Fire and EMS, and MassDOT.