Accident – Norwell High School Teen Killed In Marshfield In A Car Crash
In an early Sunday morning incident in Marshfield, Massachusetts, a high school student was murdered and two other minors were critically injured. According to the Plymouth District Attorney’s Office, Marshfield police arrived at 172 Forest Street around 12:43 a.m. after receiving a complaint about a car that had driven into a tree.
According to nbcboston.com officials, Marshfield police and fire workers worked to free the three trapped teenagers from the vehicle. Nicholas Wanderley, 17, of Norwell, was a 17-year-old passenger in the car who died at the scene. With critical injuries, the 16-year-old driver and a 16-year-old male passenger were taken to the hospital.
“The Norwell community is deeply saddened,” said Norwell High School Principal Marc Bender, in an email sent to students and parents Sunday afternoon. ” Our thoughts and prayers go out to Nick’s parents and family during this time of loss and grief.” Grief counselors will be on hand at the high school today from 3 to 5 p.m. to assist students in dealing with the death of a classmate. “This week, continued support will be provided,” Bender stated.
The three adolescents were discovered confined inside an Audi vehicle by police officers and firefighters. According to early evidence, the car was traveling south on Forest Street when the driver over the double yellow line and collided with a tree. “Our hearts go out to the children and families involved in this horrible accident on Forest Street in Marshfield early this morning, as well as the whole Norwell neighborhood,” the Marshfield Police Department wrote on Facebook on Sunday.
There is no other information on the crash. The Plymouth County district attorney’s office, Marshfield and Norwell police departments, as well as personnel of the State Police Crime Scene Services and Collision Analysis and Reconstruction units, are all investigating.