SWANSEA — Chief Marc Haslam reports that the Swansea Police Department is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred Friday night.
On Friday, Nov. 4 at approximately 11:20 p.m., Swansea Police received several 911 calls reporting a crash in the area of 171 Marvel St.
Upon arrival, officers located a Ford Fusion that had left the roadway and struck a fire hydrant and utility pole.
The driver, identified as Ethan Kielec, 17, of Swansea, was pronounced dead at the scene. A 17-year-old passenger was transported to an area hospital to be treated for their injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by the Swansea Police Department and Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office.
Additional inquiries should be directed to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office.