- Associated Press - Saturday, March 4, 2017

ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) - State police say a woman died and a man seriously injured when a large tree fell on their car in Andover.

The accident was reported at 2:15 p.m. Saturday on Route 125. Police arriving at the scene found the two occupants of the 2007 Toyota Camry trapped inside the crushed vehicle.

A 58-year-old woman from North Reading who was a passenger in the car was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead.

Police said the man, also 58, was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

Their names were not immediately released.

The accident is under investigation. There was no immediate word on what caused the tree to fall but strong winds had been reported in the region during the day.

The roadway was closed for about two hours after the accident.

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