Police: Athol Rollover Crash Leaves 1 Dead

ATHOL, MA (WBZ-AM)  -- One person is dead after a rollover crash in Athol. Police say it happened around 8:45 p.m Sunday on South Athol Road, near Riverview Avenue. 

Crews from the Athol and Orange Fire Departments responded to the scene.

When they arrived, officials they found a Nissan Altima on its roof - which appeared to have struck a tree.

They also say that say one person was ejected from the Altima, and crews had to use the Jaws of Life to free two others from the wreckage. 

One victim was transported to a Worcester hospital; another to Athol Hospital and third victim died at the scene.

Investigators are still looking into what caused the crash. The victims have not been identified.

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