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Man and woman, both 23, killed Saturday in Holliston crash

A man and a woman were killed Saturday night in a Holliston single-vehicle crash, according to Holliston police.

Joshua Taylor, 23, of Holliston, was driving the vehicle, and Haley Gens, 23, of Connecticut, was a passenger, according to a statement from police.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene, the statement said.

Officers responded to the area of 717 Highland St. around 9:53 p.m., police said.

A preliminary investigation indicated the small Toyota SUV was traveling “at a high rate of speed” southbound on Highland Street, according to police. The car then rolled over, left the road and struck a tree.


No other passengers were in the car and no other injuries were reported, said Andrew MacGray, a spokesperson for Holliston police, in a phone interview.

MacGray saId he did not know if the victims were wearing seat belts.

Isabela Rocha can be reached at isabela.rocha@globe.com.