AGAWAM, Mass. (WWLP) – One person is dead following a serious motorcycle crash in Agawam Tuesday afternoon.

The Agawam Police Department confirmed the deadly crash with 22News, after closing a portion of North Westfield Street for hours. North Westfield Street, Route 187, was closed at Yale Avenue while investigators determined what lead to the deadly crash.

Police say they were called to the area for the crash involving a motorcycle and car just after 3 p.m. The motorcyclist passed away shortly after arriving at the hospital and the operator of the car is said to be in stable condition and cooperating with police.

Drivers were advised to seek alternate routes and avoid the area. North Westfield Street reopened just after 6 p.m. after authorities investigated.

Massachusetts State Police accident reconstruction team along with State Police assigned to the Hampden District Attorney’s Office and crime scene detectives assisted the Agawam Police Department with their investigation.

Police say the investigation into the crash is ongoing. Anyone who might have witnessed it is asked to call Officer Richard Riccio at (413) 786-4767, ext. 8777.