State Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Route 1 in Walpole Update
Preliminary investigation by Trooper Vincent Noe indicates that 79-year-old George Marcus from Framingham was operating a 2003 Hyundai Elantra on Route 1 southbound in the vicinity of Fox Hill Drive in Walpole, when his vehicle veered to the right and struck a telephone pole off the right side of the roadway. The adult male operator was seriously injured and pronounced deceased at the scene. A 79 year-old Norma Marcus, a passenger was seriously injured and transported to Norwood Hospital.
The facts and circumstances of this crash remain under investigation by Troop H of the Massachusetts State Police, with the assistance of the State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section and the Norfolk District Attorney's office. The Walpole Fire Department and Medical Examiner Office assisted troopers at the scene.
No further information is available at this time. Please do not call the barracks directly.