Marlborough resident dies in fatal crash in Southborough


The Southborough Police department will soon have two new portable radios to help improve communication. (Photo/Dakota Antelman)
Law enforcement is investigating a fatal crash in Southborough. 
(Photo/Dakota Antelman)

Update: Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.’s office has identified the victim.

SOUTHBOROUGH – Local and State Police are investigating an accident that killed a person from Marlborough.

On Sunday, April 7, Southborough Police and Fire responded to an accident in front of 103 Main St.

The vehicle was engulfed in flames with the driver pinned inside, according to a press release from Southborough Police. The road was shut down by police, while firefighters extinguished the fire.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was identified as Anthony Severance, 23, of Marlborough, by Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.’s office.

State Police have joined Southborough Police in the investigation.

National Grid and Verizon were at the scene overnight to repair a utility pole and downed wires.

The road remained closed through most of Monday morning.

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