A senior at North Andover Excessive College was killed Thursday evening in a crash on I-495 North in Lawrence, in accordance with police and faculty officers.
Brenna Caisse, 18, and three different college students on the faculty have been driving collectively on the time of the crash, Principal Chet Jackson wrote in a letter to the varsity group Friday.
Caisse and the opposite college students have been touring in a 2005 GMC Envoy “at a excessive charge of velocity,” state police stated.
Caisse was driving the Envoy. Touring in the identical path close by was a 28-year outdated man from Du Bois, Pennsylvania, who was driving a 2022 Dodge Ram pickup truck pulling a camper, police stated.
The Envoy “veered” into the middle lane, the place the Ram was, and made contact with the proper aspect of the camper, in accordance with a preliminary investigation. Caisse misplaced management of the car, which left the street and hit the curb and guardrail on the japanese aspect of the freeway. It rolled down a steep slope behind the guardrail and burst into flames.
Caisse was ejected onto the street and was subsequently struck by different oncoming automobiles, police stated.
A 17-year-old male scholar who was touring with Caisse was later ejected and sustained minor head accidents. A 15-year-old feminine and a 16-year-old feminine have been touring within the again seat. They sustained minor accidents, police stated. The motive force of the pickup truck had “no obvious critical accidents,” police stated.
The crash occurred north of Exit 100B. Police responded at about 9:17 p.m. The three surviving occupants of the Envoy have been delivered to Lawrence Basic Hospital. The scene was not cleared by authorities till 12:25 a.m.
“This can be a tragedy for the Caisse household, our college, and the North Andover group. Our ideas are with the Caisse household and the households of the opposite college students concerned within the accident,” Jackson wrote. “Brenna had large connections with employees and college students at North Andover Excessive College.”
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