Haverhill Man, 74, Dies After Merrimac Crash Wednesday

The cause of single vehicle crash Wednesday on route 110 in Merrimac, which claimed the life of a 74 year-old Haverhill man, is under investigation.

Merrimac police and fire departments responded Wednesday at 1:52 p.m. to a collision in the vicinity of 60 West Main St., according to Merrimac Police Chief Eric M. Shears.

“Upon arrival, police officers and firefighters found that a 2013 gray Toyota Sienna had been traveling on West Main Street when it exited the roadway and crashed head-on into a tree. The driver, a 74-year old Haverhill man, was the sole occupant of the vehicle. He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead,” a statement said.

The crash closed portions of West Main St., route 110, during the afternoon, police added. The victim’s identity is being withheld pending notification of family.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Merrimac Police Department with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section.