By CBSBoston.com Staff

ATHOL (CBS) – A man died as a result of a crash on South Main street in Athol Monday night. Police said the 59-year-old man lost control of his car while navigating a curve and hit another car head-on in the opposite lane.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said firefighters needed to use cutting equipment to remove the body from the wrecked car.

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His identity has not been released at this time.

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A vehicle involved in a serious Athol crash. (WBZ-TV)

The other driver was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Neither car had any passengers.

CBSBoston.com Staff