FREETOWN, MA. (THECOUNT) — Joshua Golbranson of Taunton, MA, has been identified as the victim in a fatal crash in Freetown on Sunday, according to reports.
Golbranson, 34, was identified by Massachusetts State Police as the victim killed in a crash Sunday on Route 24 near Freetown.
Troopers responded around 5 p.m. to reports of a rollover crash. When they arrived, troopers located a Ford Escape – that for unknown reasons – exited the roadway and crashed.
Golbranson, who rode as a passenger in the vehicle, was ejected along with a 34-year-old woman from Taunton.
Golbranson was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
The adult woman, who has not been officially identified, sustained serious injuries and was transported from the scene to an area hospital.
A 13-year-old female juvenile, believed to be Golbranson’s daughter Callie, was transported to Hasbro Children’s Hospital to be evaluated, with no visible injuries. She was not ejected from the vehicle.
The remaining facts and circumstances remain under investigation by troopers assigned to the State Police – Dartmouth Barracks. Troop D Headquarters, State Police Crime Scene Services Section (CSSS), State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section (CARS), State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office, Freetown Fire & EMS Departments, Massachusetts Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MA DOT) all assisted on scene, reports CapeCodToday.
No further information was provided by officials.
A GoFundMe was started by family members to help with funeral expenses.
“Lost my son joshua in tragic accident. Raising money for funeral expenses and raising money for granddaughter callie.”
Geo quick facts: Freetown is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 8,870 at the 2010 census. Freetown is one of the oldest communities in the United States, having been settled by the Pilgrims and their descendants in the latter half of the 17th century – Wikipedia.