An afternoon crash near the Bourne Bridge killed a 61-year-old woman on Sunday.

Just after 4 p.m., Massachusetts State Police responded to a report of a crash on Route 28 northbound, just prior to the Bourne Bridge, a press release from the state police stated.

A preliminary investigation by Trooper Earl Johnson indicated that a 2012 Freightliner was traveling on Route 28 northbound when it struck the rear of a 2014 Honda CR-V, police said. Also involved in the crash was a 2011 Acura MDX.

One of the occupants of the Honda, a 15-year-old girl, was transported by Boston Med flight to Rhode Island Hospital with life threatening injuries; she was later transported to Hasbro Children’s Hospital.

A second occupant, a 61 year-old-female, was transported by Bourne EMS to Toby Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Three other occupants were transported to Falmouth Hospital with minor injuries.

The operator of the Freightliner, a 43-year-old-male from Lynn, was uninjured, police said.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification. The state police do not release the identities of survivors of crashes.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

— Staff Report