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HOPKINTON (CBS) – A 22-year-old Millbury woman who was driving on the wrong side of the road was killed after a head-on crash on I-495 in Hopkinton.

The crash was reported just before 6 a.m. about two miles prior to the Mass Pike.

Massachusetts State Police say Danielle Richmond was driving a 2015 Nissan Altima south on the northbound side of the road and crashed head-on into a 2006 Honda pickup truck. The driver of the pickup truck was seriously injured. Richmond died at the scene.

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One of two cars involved in a fatal Hopkinton crash. (WBZ-TV)

As a result of the crash, I-495 North was temporarily shut down in the area. Only the breakdown lane was getting by for a brief time.

All lanes reopened just after 8 a.m.

crash1 Woman Killed In Wrong Way Crash On I 495 In Hopkinton

One person died following a head-on wrong-way crash in Hopkinton. (WBZ-TV)

Major delays resulted from the crash.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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