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2 killed in rollover crash on I-495 in Lawrence

LAWRENCE ‒ Two people were killed early Saturday following a rollover crash on an Interstate-495 South off-ramp in Lawrence, Massachusetts State Police have reported.

Alexander Castro, 23, of Salem, and Wilbert Munoz, 26, of Lawrence, died around 2:15 a.m. after the 1992 Honda Civic they were passengers in entered the Marston Street off-ramp at a high rate of speed, drove off the embankment and rolled over, police said.

Munoz was ejected from the vehicle and declared dead at the scene, according to state police. Castro was transported to Lawrence General Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The 22-year-old Lawrence man driving the vehicle at the time of the crash, sustained serious injuries and was also transported to Lawrence General Hospital, police said. He was later transferred to Beth Israel Hospital for treatment.

No charges have yet been filed against the driver, who police did not identify.

The Martson Street off-ramp was closed for nearly four hours following the crash for investigation and cleanup, state police reported.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation with the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and Crime Scene Services Section providing assistance.

Source: MassLive