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20-Year-Old Killed After Jeep Crashes Into Trees On Massachusetts Roadway, Police Say

A 20-year-old man was killed after losing control of his Jeep.
A 20-year-old man was killed after losing control of his Jeep. Photo Credit: Pixabay/diegoparra

A 20-year-old Massachusetts man was killed after his Jeep ran off the roadway and into a line of trees, authorities said.

The crash took place in Worcester in Northborough around At 8:55 a.m. Sunday, May 22 on Route 290.

A preliminary investigation indicates that Elijah Pye, age 20, of Leicester, was driving a 2007 Jeep Wrangler was eastbound on Route 290 taking exit 30A when, for reasons still under investigation, the Jeep ran off the roadway on the left side and struck several trees, said Massachusetts State Police.

Pye, from the Cherry Valley area of Leicester, was removed from the vehicle and transported to UMass Lakeside Hospital, where he later died from his injuries, police said.  

The passenger, also a 20-year-old male from the Cherry Valley, was transported with serious injuries, state police said.

The crash remains under investigation by Troop C of the Massachusetts State Police.

Troopers were assisted on the scene by Northborough Fire Department. 

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