- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 24, 2016

BARRE, Mass. (AP) - Police say a Hubbardston teenager was killed and her brother was hospitalized when the car she was driving struck a tree.

The Telegram & Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/1Ume9Eu) that 17-year-old Brittany Murch died in Wednesday morning’s crash on Route 62 in Barre.

Her brother, 15-year-old Griffin Murch, was taken to UMass Memorial Medical Center with serious injuries. There’s no word on his current condition.

Police believe Brittany Murch was on her way to school in Barre when she lost control of her car and hit a tree.

Quabbin Regional School District had delayed classes by two hours Wednesday morning because of icy roads.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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