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Massachusetts State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

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Contact: Beth Stone 508-584-8120

BROCKTON – Massachusetts State Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that left one driver dead, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy J. Cruz has announced.

At approximately 10:30 a.m. this morning, Marshfield Police and Fire responded to Plain Street at Lady Slipper Lane for a report of a two-vehicle crash involving a Marshfield Police vehicle. Upon arrival, first responders located the female operator of a  red Subaru Forrester with injuries. She was transported to South Shore Hospital where she was pronounced deceased. She has been identified as Michelle Freestone, 79, of Marshfield. The Marshfield Police officer driving the other motor vehicle was not injured.

 Marshfield Police notified Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office, and an investigation commenced. Massachusetts State Police troopers and the Massachusetts State Police Crime Scene Services, and state Crash Analysis Reconstruction Services responded.

Preliminarily, it appears the operator of the red Subaru Forrester turned left in front of the tan motor vehicle and contact was made between the two vehicles. The investigation is ongoing. The Marshfield Police vehicle operator was not responding to a call at the time of the crash.  

NOVEMBER 20, 2023