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Double Fatal Accident Closes Route 1A in Dedham

Caitlin Burchill


Two people are dead and Route 1A in Dedham is closed after a two-car crash Tuesday evening.

The crash happened around 5:45 PM near Lily Road.

Two people died at the scene. A third person suffered serious injuries.

It’s unclear at this point what caused the accident, but both vehicles ended up in a ditch along the side of the road.

That’s where state police and fire crews spent the evening extricating and identifying the bodies.

Authorities expect Route 1A to be closed for several hours as investigators work the scene.

Traffic is being rerouted along Lily Road.

State police are investigating.