A driver who allegedly left the scene after causing a fatal, multiple-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in Reading, Massachusetts, on Thursday morning has been charged with operating under the influence of drugs.
Lynn DeWolfe, 50, of Tyngsborough, is facing charges of operating under the influence of drugs, leaving the scene of a crash that caused personal injury and death, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.
The crash happened around 10 a.m. just prior to exit 38.
Massachusetts State Police said DeWolfe was driving erratically and made contact with another vehicle, which then collided with a motorcycle. The operator of the motorcycle was thrown from the bike and was taken to Lahey Clinic, where he later died from his injuries. His name has not been released.
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Police said DeWolfe did not stay on the scene and continued to drive on the highway, where she was reportedly involved in other crashes until she was stopped and taken into custody before exit 42.
DeWolfe remains held at the state police barracks in Danvers. It is not clear when she will be arraigned or if she has an attorney.
According to NBC Boston's Investigators, DeWolfe's driving record shows she has been charged twice before with operating under the influence, once in 1987 and again in 2005. She also had multiple suspensions for refusing chemical tests and was involved in at least four other crashes.