The Orange Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle accident that occurred at 0818 hours. A vehicle carrying four people traveled off the roadway and into a utility pole.
One person in the vehicle was confirmed deceased. The Orange Police Major Accident Reconstruction team is on scene conducting an investigation.
Utility crews will also respond to replace the pole. Traffic is being diverted away from the accident scene onto alternate roads until the investigation is complete.
The area affected is Grassy Hill Road (Route 121) near the intersection with Prudden Lane. Please consider using an alternate route if you plan to be in this area.
***We do not have any further details on the accident itself or the parties involved at this time***