Passenger killed in deadly Agawam crash identified

Hampden County

AGAWAM, Mass. (WWLP) – Officials have identified the passenger that died in a two-car accident in Agawam last Tuesday.

According to Lt. Dan Bonafilia of the Agawam Police Department, 36-year-old Matthew Coach of Westfield was a passenger who died in a two-car crash on North Westfield Street in Agawam on July 6.

The Agawam Police Department said officers were called to North Westfield Street at Park Edge for a serious crash with injuries at 3:30 p.m., after one vehicle had crossed over the center double yellow line while traveling north, crashing into another vehicle traveling south.

Occupants of both vehicles were taken to a local hospital where one person, a passenger, was pronounced dead. The drivers of both vehicles are expected to be okay.

Agawam Police along with the Massachusetts State Police Accident Reconstruction Team continue to investigate the deadly crash.  

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