PALMER, Mass. (WWLP) – Route 20 in Palmer was closed to traffic as a result of a deadly crash that happened just before 10:30 Thursday night.

According to the Palmer Police Department, they started receiving multiple calls reporting a serious car crash at about 10:22 Thursday night on Wilbraham Street near its intersection with North Main.

When police got to the area, they determined this was a single-car crash, where the car left the right side of the road, hit a utility pole, and the railroad bridge abutment before the vehicle rolled over in the roadway. There was just one person in the car, and police and EMS personnel performed CPR on the operator and then were taken to Baystate Wing Hospital, where they died. Their identity has not been released at this time.

Palmer Police told us that Route 20 was closed for several hours. The affected area was Calkins Road and North Main Street. Wilbraham Street is reduced to one lane as utility crews are working to make repairs.

The Palmer Police Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the accident along with the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office and the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis & Reconstruction (CARS) unit.

22News will continue to update this story as soon as more information becomes available.