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Head-on collision in Littleton proves fatal

A man in his 40s died following a head-on collision on Route 2A in Littleton Thursday morning, officials said.

At 6:14 a.m., officers responded to a report of a crash on Ayer Road and found a Honda Pilot and a Mazda CX5, which were determined to have collided head-on, according to a joint statement from Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Littleton Police Chief Matthew Pinard.

One of the drivers, a man in his 40s, was brought to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead, officials said. His identity is being witheld until the next of kin is notified.


The other driver, a woman in her 20s, was brought to a local hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, officials said.

The crash is being investigated by Littleton police, the Middlesex district attorney’s office, and the Massachusetts State Police, officials said.

John R. Ellement can be reached at Follow him @JREbosglobe.