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Victim of wrong-way crash in Peabody identified

PEABODY — The victim of a wrong-way crash in Peabody Saturday morning has been identified as Paul Mauras.

The 51-year-old Salem resident was a passenger in one of the vehicles in the two-car collision near 285 Lynnfield St. at 1:04 a.m.

Police said the car in which Mauras died was driven by a 43-year-old Peabody woman. She remains in serious condition at Massachusetts General Hospital.

The driver of the second car, a 22-year-old Peabody man, was released from MGH on Monday.

Police have not released the names of the two drivers.

Investigators from the Peabody Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police Reconstruction Unit have not concluded their investigation into the collision.

Police said the two motor vehicles were found in the eastbound lane on Lynnfield Street and appeared to have been involved in a head-on crash.

The drivers and Mauras were trapped inside the wreckage, police said. Peabody firefighters and EMTs removed them and provided medical assistance.

No charges have been filed.

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