State Police investigating fatal crash in Mattapoisett

Feb 23, 2018

A New Bedford woman was killed in a car accident in on Route-195 in Mattapoisett on the morning of February 23.

Massachusetts State Troopers responded to the accident shortly before 8 a.m., where they found a 2006 Mazda 6 that, while traveling eastbound, had veered off the road and hit a tree.

The driver, a 44-year-old New Bedford woman, was determined to be dead at the scene. The driver's identity has not been released.

The right lane of the highway was closed until approximately 10 a.m.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police. No further information is available at this time.