HINGHAM (CBS) — A 24-year-old Quincy woman died after her car went off the highway in Hingham early Wednesday morning.
Massachusetts State Police said Brittany Hayden was killed after her Volkswagen Jetta went off Route 3 Northbound just before Exit 15 around 1:10 a.m.READ MORE: Hardwick Health Agent Says 'It's Impossible' To Convince Residents To Get COVID Vaccine
The car struck the guardrail and rolled over into the woods.
Hayden was thrown from her car and suffered life-threatening injuries. She was taken to South Shore Hospital, where she died.READ MORE: Tree Falls On House In Hyde Park During Strong Storm
The cause of the crash was not yet known.
The right lane of Route 3 Northbound was closed while the crash was investigated, and all lanes were reopened around 5:40 a.m.MORE NEWS: 7-Month-Old With Rare Genetic Condition Sent Home From Hospital For The First Time Since Being Born