A Quincy woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Route 3 in Hingham, Massachusetts, early Wednesday morning.
Massachusetts State Police said they responded to reports of a crash on Route 3 northbound, near Exit 15, at 1:10 a.m. Upon arrival, they found a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta that had left the roadway, struck a guardrail and rolled over into the woods.
The driver and only occupant of the vehicle, 24-year-old Brittany Hayden, had been ejected fro the vehicle. She was taken by ambulance to South Shore Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
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The right travel lane was closed during the incident and for reconstruction, but reopened around 5:40 a.m.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.