One person killed in three-vehicle crash on 287 in Mansfield

The Mansfield Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred late Thursday afternoon along northbound Highway 287 near Turner Warnell.

At 4:54pm, Mansfield PD along with Fire/EMS were dispatched to a major crash with injuries at the given location. When emergency crews arrived, they found three vehicles with major damage.

Investigators determined a passenger vehicle rear-ended an SUV which caused the SUV to spin and hit another SUV. One occupant in the passenger vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene by Mansfield paramedics. No other else was seriously hurt.

All northbound lanes of Highway 287 were closed while police conducted an investigation of the scene. At this time, the cause of the crash is still under investigation.

The Medical Examiner’s Office has not released the identity of the victim.