• Two-car crash in Westborough kills area man


    WESTBOROUGH, Mass. - Police have identified the victim of Saturday's fatal crash in Westborough, according to a press release from law enforcement in the town. 

    The two-car crash in left one woman injured and killed one man, 63-year-old Timothy Roth of Westborough.

    Roth was a scoutmaster with Boy Scout Troop 100 in Westborough.

    Police and firefighters responded to a call just before 10 a.m. in the area of 18 Nourse Street for a serious motor vehicle crash that involved two vehicles.

    At the scene, first responders had to use hydraulics to extricate Roth, who had become trapped inside a car. He was transported to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester with life-threatening injuries. There, Roth was pronounced dead, according to police. 

    Roth was traveling in a 2002 Honda Civic at the time of the crash. His vehicle suffered extensive damage to the passenger side. 

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    The other driver involved in the crash was identified as Tracey Lowney of Saugus. Lowney sustained non-life threatening injuries after her gray 2019 Chevrolet Equinox suffered heavy front end damage. She was also transfered to UMass Memorial Medical Center. 

    The crash remains under investigation by Westborough Police as well as members of the CEMLEC Accident Reconstruction Team from the towns of Boxborough, Shrewsbury and Webster.

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