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Wakefield woman killed in crash earlier this week

"The only occupant of the vehicle was the operator who was a 51-year-old female resident of Wakefield."

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A woman was killed Tuesday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on North Avenue in Wakefield.

At approximately 3 p.m., Wakefield police and the Wakefield Fire Department responded to reports of a car that had crashed into a utility pole near 64 North Ave., according to the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office. 

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“The vehicle temporarily caught fire but was quickly extinguished by the Wakefield Fire Dept.,” authorities said. “The only occupant of the vehicle was the operator who was a 51-year-old female resident of Wakefield. She was transported to the hospital where she later died.”

The crash remains under investigation.

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