2 Dead After Convertible Crash In Winthrop

Massachusetts State Police expect to file drunken driving charges against the driver of a convertible that struck an unoccupied parked pickup truck, killing his two passengers.

Police say the car struck the truck in Winthrop at about 3 p.m. Sunday.

The 30-year-old driver was taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life threatening. But his passengers, a 29-year-old Beverly woman and a 28-year-old Winthrop woman, died.

No names were released.

State police in a statement said the driver will face charges "to include OUI-liquor as well as other charges pertaining to the deaths of the two passengers."

The crash remains under investigation.


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