SHARON (CBS) – A recent college graduate was killed in an early-morning crash on Interstate 95 in Sharon on Friday, which was her birthday.

It happened around 3 a.m. on I-95 South near Mechanic Street.

Massachusetts State Police said 22-year-old Stephanie Boaventura of Milford drove onto the median for unknown reasons. When she attempted to reenter the road, her 2010 Toyota Corolla slammed into the guardrail.

Family members say Friday was Boaventura’s 22nd birthday. She had been out celebrating with friends, her aunt said.

Stephanie Boaventura. (Family Photo)

A portion of the guardrail was lodged into the driver’s side of the car following the crash.

Boaventura was rushed to Sturdy Memorial Hospital, but did not survive.

A portion of the guardrail was stuck in a car involved in a serious Foxboro crash. (WBZ-TV)

Two lanes were closed while police investigated. Police have since reopened the road.

Boaventura was a recent graduate of Regis College. She graduated with a degree in public health.


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