An elderly woman died and another woman was injured in a fatal crash in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Police responded to a two vehicle crash on Route 140 northbound, north of exit 3, around 3:15 p.m. Friday.
According to a preliminary investigation, a New Bedford woman, 27, struck a 1997 Toyota Avalon while traveling northbound in a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta. The Avalon, which was also traveling northbound, lost control and hit the median barriers.
The Avalon driver, 86-year-old Barbara May Pivo, of New Bedford, was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the Volkswagen was injured.
The cause of the crash is not yet known. Massachusetts State Police are investigating.