MELROSE, Mass. — State police are investigating a fatal crash that happened late Sunday night on Lynn Fells Parkway near Linden Road in Melrose.
A preliminary investigation indicates a 2015 Mercedes CLS sedan was westbound on the Parkway, traveling at a high rate of speed, crossed the center line, and then hit a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta with two occupants inside. The driver and a passenger in the Jetta have minor injuries.
State Police tell Boston 25 that due to the impact of the crash the Mercedes veered left and struck a tree, then hit two unoccupied SUVs parked in the driveway of a home on Lynn Fells Parkway and rolled onto its side.
The operator of the Mercedes, a 41-year-old Randolph man, was determined to be deceased at the scene. His name is not being released pending confirmation of next-of-kin notification.
The occupants of the Jetta, a 61-year-old Saugus woman and a 46-year-old Saugus man, suffered minor injuries and were transposed to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.
The crash resulted in the roadway being closed at the crash site for four hours.
The crash remains under investigation.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.
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