Deadly accident on I-91 South in Whately

taken by Glenn Woods via Reportit
taken by Glenn Woods via Reportit

WHATELY, Mass. (WWLP) – A 56-year-old Greenfield driver lost his life Saturday morning when he was killed on Interstate 91 in the Franklin County town of Whately. The victim’s name is Robert Sweeney.

Massachusetts state trooper Dustin Fitch notified 22News that the 1999 Chevrolet Tracker had rolled over trapping the driver inside. When the state police got there  the driver was dead.

Both southbound lanes were closed for hours while the state police conducted their collision analysis.

Whately and Deerfield police helped with re-routing traffic onto Route 5.

The Greenfield victim was alone at the time of his fatal rollover.

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