HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – One person is dead after a crash on Route 202 in Holyoke Wednesday morning.

The Holyoke Police asked drivers to avoid Route 202 between Homestead Avenue and Apremont Highway due to a serious accident near Ashley Reservoir. Holyoke Police Captain Matthew Moriarty told 22News that at around 8 a.m. officers were called to Route 202 for a car versus truck crash.

The Hampden District Attorney’s Office Spokesperson Jim Leydon told 22News that it was a deadly crash and the investigation is being conducted by the Holyoke Police Department, Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office and the Hampden District Attorney’s Office Motor Vehicle Homicide Unit. 

MAP: Route 202 in Holyoke

According to Waze, traffic is getting through on Route 202 near Homestead Avenue after being closed for nearly 5 hours.