Massachusetts State Police are investigating a crash that resulted in the death of two women early Saturday morning in Templeton.
Troopers responded to the crash at 1:20 a.m. on Route 2 eastbound where police said a Mercedes had traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a bridge abutment at the Otter River Road overpass. The vehicle then rolled over before becoming engulfed in flames.
Police said the driver and passenger were both pronounced dead at the scene. Their names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation by State Police.