Route 20 Crash Claims Life of 60-Year-Old North Grafton Woman

Another person has died after injuries sustained in a crash on Saturday night.

A North Grafton woman is dead after a crash on Route 20 Saturday evening.

On Dec. 8th at approximately 8:30 pm the Shrewsbury Police responded to the
intersection of Route 20 and Grafton St. for a report of a two car motor vehicle accident with injuries.

Shrewsbury Police determined that a 2004 Audi A-4 was traveling East on Route 20 when it collided with a 2007 Honda Civic which was traveling north on Grafton St. crossing Route 20.

Steven Cabral of Hudson, 25 years old, operated the Audi. The Honda was operated by Elaine Barber, 60, Snow Road, North Grafton.

Shrewsbury Police, Shrewsbury Fire and U-Mass paramedics were at the scene and both operators were transported U-Mass University Campus Hospital.

Barber was pronounced dead a short time later at the hospital as a result of her injuries. Cabral was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

As a result of the accident and investigation Route 20 traffic was detoured for approximately three hours.

The accident remains under investigation by Central Mass. Law Enforcement Council (CMLEC) crash reconstruction and Shrewsbury Officers Ryan Chartrand and Daniel Cronin.

steve bennett December 10, 2012 at 12:24 AM
God bless you Elaine
Yarilys December 10, 2012 at 02:10 AM
Still can't believe this happened to you Elaine , u was such a beautiful person inside and out, I will always have u in my heart and remember u as my landlord and a great friend... My condolences to the family, so sorry for your loss..... Love always.. Yary
Jamil1 December 10, 2012 at 06:53 PM
this guy it's my neighbour,He is very irresponsible still lives with his parents as far as i know he wasn't supposed to be driven he"s always on depression medication,drinking talking to himself if i was his parents I would never let he's drive the car with my money for gas because he is not working!!God bless Elaine's family
Norma December 10, 2012 at 11:25 PM
Elaine was such a wonderful person loved her as a friend and she was a great landlord going to miss talking with u my deepest sorrow for your family. Love u angel Norma
michelle correia December 31, 2012 at 03:55 AM
Im soo sorry for the loss of the family i under stand but its a accident and accidents happen but this kid is a great a kid and he has reasons of deppreson it was not his fault it could happen to anyone try to understand once again im verry sorry


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