ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — One person has died and two others were injured in a crash involving two vehicles in Attleboro.

When police responded late Saturday night, a passerby had put out a vehicle fire by using fire extinguishers from a nearby gas station.

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A preliminary investigation shows one vehicle was struck from behind by another vehicle. Police are investigating reports that the first vehicle had been involved in a hit-and-run accident in nearby Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

NECN reports ( that an unidentified a 37-year-old man died at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro.