PALMER, Mass. (WWLP) – A portion of North Main Street in Palmer is closed while police are investigating a deadly pedestrian crash Tuesday afternoon.

According to a news release sent to 22News from Palmer Police Sgt. David Burns, at around 12:54 p.m., officers were called to a report of a crash involving a pedestrian on North Main Street near Wright Street. A portion of North Main Street between Fletcher and Searle Streets is closed as of 4 p.m.

MAP: North Main Street & Wright Street in Palmer

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area while the investigation is being conducted.