A 50-year-old man was killed and an 18-year-old woman was injured Friday evening during what appears to have been a hit-and-run crash on a Massachusetts highway, state police said Saturday.
The crash happened around 7:45 p.m. on Interstate 290 in Worcester.
State police say the two had been driving in a Jeep Wrangler onto the interchange ramp to Interstate 190 when their vehicle went over a barrier on the overpass and landed on I-290 below.
The driver, who police have not yet identified, died on the scene. The passenger suffered minor injuries.
Police say their initial investigation suggests a second vehicle may have been involved in the crash. They're seeking any information from other motorists who may have witnessed the crash, which closed part of I-290 for about three hours Friday night.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Massachusetts State Police at 508-829-8410. The fatal crash remains under investigation.