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Police investigate fatal car accident in Chicopee

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A fatal car accident occurred on Abbey Memorial Road in Chicopee on Thursday morning. (CPD) A fatal car accident occurred on Abbey Memorial Road in Chicopee on Thursday morning. (CPD)

Chicopee police officials have confirmed that a driver who was rushed to Baystate Medical Center following an accident near the Springfield city line has passed away.

The accident, which involved a late model Honda Civic sedan and a late model Buick Century sedan, occurred on a curved portion of Abbey Memorial Road near Abbey Brook just after 9 a.m. Thursday. The road was closed for several hours while police reconstructed the accident.

“Our condolences to the family,” Chicopee police wrote on the department's officials Facebook page.

The investigation is ongoing and is being handled by the Chicopee Police Department Traffic Division.

Police have not yet released the identity of the victim of the fatal crash, a 32-year-old man, or specified whether or not anyone will face charges related to the accident. 

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