New Bedford woman dies in car crash

A woman died in a car crash in Mattapoisett on Friday morning, state police said.

The 44-year-old New Bedford woman was driving a Mazda 6 eastbound on Route 195 shortly before 8 a.m. when the car left the roadway and hit a tree, according to police. The woman, who police have not publicly identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, police said.