Troopers say Clarence Lux, 84, of New Britain, Connecticut was driving the wrong way when he slammed head-on into a car driven by Robert Magee, 28, of West Bridgewater. Both drivers were both killed.
The Department of Public Health launched planes to spray pesticide over Bridgewater, Easton, Norton, Raynham, Taunton and West Bridgewater.
Officials said Friday that they will conduct their second spraying of the summer Monday evening after 7 p.m. They said the time and date could change based on weather conditions.
The state is raising the risk of EEE in six towns, and launching a new round of aerial spraying.
A third night of aerial spraying for mosquitoes will take place Sunday evening, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
A second night of aerial spraying for mosquitoes will take place Saturday into Sunday, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
State police have identified the driver of a car they think was traveling the wrong way on Route 24 in West Bridgewater before a four-car crash that killed two.
State health officials plan to begin aerial spraying for mosquitoes in nearly a dozen southeastern Massachusetts communities.
Sunday’s fatal West Bridgewater accident was the fourth serious one in a week on Route 24.
Two people were killed in a crash on Route 24 in West Bridgewater early Sunday morning.