Crash kills off-duty firefighter, son
It is unclear why the victims' vehicle crossed the center lane and hit the pickup truck
By Victoria Block
ASHBY, Mass. — The Ashby community is mourning the tragic loss of a mother and her teenage son after they were killed in a two-car collision in Fitchburg Sunday morning.
Michelle Martens, 36, was a volunteer EMT and firefighter in Ashby, and came from a family of firefighters.
For reasons unknown, the car Martens was in crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a truck that was being driven by another Ashby firefighter. Martens and her son, Justin Fournier, were ejected from their vehicle after crashing head-on into the pickup truck.
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