Deadly crash closes Rt. 141 in Holyoke

The victim was an elderly man in his 80s

Holyoke Easthampton road accident

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Route 141 in Holyoke was shut down for about a half hour Monday night following a deadly car accident.

Sgt. Kevin Thomas with the Holyoke Police Department told 22News an elderly man in his 80s had a medical emergency on the road and crossed the double line while driving down the road from the Holyoke Animal Hospital.

Officers tried to give the driver CPR until paramedics took over. The man was taken by ambulance to Holyoke Medical Center where Sgt. Thomas said he died.

The victim’s name is not being released while family is notified.

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