DEERFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – An Easthampton man died after a two-vehicle crash in Deerfield Monday morning.

The accident closed a section of Route 116 between Routes 5 and 10 and Sugarloaf Street at around 10:30 a.m. on Monday. According to Northwestern DA’s spokesperson, the 97-year-old driver died at the accident location. A passenger in the car was taken to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield and is expected to be okay.

The driver and its passenger in the other vehicle, a truck, were evaluated at the location and required no additional treatment.

The cause of the crash is being investigated by Deerfield Police, Massachusetts State Police Troopers with the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section (CARS) and the Detective Unit attached to the Northwestern
District Attorney’s Office.