4 people die in morning crashes in Mass.
BOSTON (AP) — State police are investigating four fatal crashes on Massachusetts roadways that occurred early Friday.
The first happened just after midnight when a Jeep owned by 39-year-old Marielourdes Azard-Torchon of Brockton broke down on Route 24 in Avon and was struck by a hearse. The driver of the hearse, which was not transporting a body, was injured.
At about 2 a.m., police say a 22-year-old Timothy Young of Brighton died when his car left Nonantum Road and struck a tree in Watertown.
About an hour later, 40-year-old David Vaughan of Andover died after he struck a disabled car on Interstate 93 northbound in Andover.
The final accident happened at about 7:30 a.m. in Westfield. State police say 43-year-old Glenn Madison of Chicopee was killed after he crashed into utility pole while fleeing from Southwick police.