SALEM (CBS) — Salem Police officer Dana Mazola was killed in a car crash late Thursday, the department confirmed.
Police responded to reports of a head-on collision on Jefferson Avenue in Salem just after 11 p.m.. Both cars involved had heavy front-end damage.
No word yet on any other injuries.
It is unclear what lead up to the crash. Massachusetts State Police will help with the investigation.
John Maslowski heard the crash from inside his home. When he came outside, he saw one man “all confused and worried about the guy in the car.”
“Fire department was real upset, I’m sure it’s somebody they knew,” Maslowski said.