Leicester man killed in crash on Route 7

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LEICESTER — A 53-year-old man was killed after a crash in Leicester yesterday.

The single-vehicle crash took place on US Route 7 and Maple Run Road at around 5:20 p.m.

The driver, identified as Jeffery McGrath, of Leicester, died within the vehicle.

Police say it was found nearly 45 feet down an embankment.

McGrath exited the southbound lane of U.S. Route 7, hit a significant portion of guard rail, and overturned down an embankment.

Police were assisted by the Brandon Fire Department and Brandon Rescue.

Anyone with information about this incident is being asked to please contact Trooper Josh Gurwicz at 802-388-4919.