December 23, 2010 – Joseph Wilson, 16, from North Grafton, Massachusetts and Christopher McLellan, 27, of Whitinsville, have both died as a result of serious personal injuries sustained in a single car accident. Wilson, a student at Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School, was driving a 2002 Ford Taurus, which traveled off of the road and collided with a tree. McClellan was a passenger in the vehicle.
The accident occurred on Whitins Road in Sutton at around 1:15 a.m. on Saturday. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene. According to the Sutton Police Department, both speed and alcohol were “major contributing factors in the crash.” Neither of the men were wearing a seatbelt.
The accident remains under investigation by the Sutton Police Department and the Central Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council.