WEST BRIDGEWATER  — Massachusetts State Police have identified the 70-year-old woman killed in a rollover crash on Route 24 Saturday morning.

The victim, identified as Ruth Nickerson, of West Bridgewater, was ejected from her car during the fatal crash on Route 24 in the same town.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Ashley Faiella indicates that Nickerson was traveling in the northbound lane of the highway between Exits 16 and 17 in a 2005 Ford 500 when, for reasons still under investigation, she lost control of the vehicle, causing it to rollover and crash.  Nickerson was ejected from the vehicle.

Nickerson was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton where she was pronounced dead.

The cause of this crash remains under investigation with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, and the Plymouth County Detective Unit.

State Police were assisted on scene by Brockton Fire and EMS, West Bridgewater PD, and MassDOT.

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