HANCOCK – Massachusetts State Police have released the identity of the New York man killed in a car crash in the Berkshires over the weekend.
Police say 24-year-old Michael Demick of Stephentown was driving west on Brodie Mountain Road in Hancock when his vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a vehicle headed east just after 8 p.m. on Saturday.
Demick’s pickup truck caught fire and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two people in the other vehicle were taken to North Adams Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
The crash remains under investigation but police say speed appears to be a factor.