Car crashes into parked tractor trailer, woman killed

FREETOWN, Mass. (WPRI) — A woman has died after her vehicle crashed into a parked tractor trailer on Route 24 North, Mass. State Police confirm.

The crash occurred at about 3:40 p.m. Monday between Exits 9 and 10 in Freetown. According to initial reports from Mass. State Police, the vehicle was traveling northbound when the driver, a 32-year-old Raynham woman, lost control and swerved off the roadway and crashed into the rear of the tractor trailer, which was parked in the breakdown lane.

Police said the woman was declared dead on the scene.

Pieces of the vehicle were seen scattered across the road, and it took crews nearly four hours to clear the highway.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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