WESTBOROUGH, MASS. >> Police say one person was hurt and a moose was killed in an early morning crash in Westborough involving the animal and three vehicles.

Police tell the Telegram & Gazette that the moose was crossing Route 9 at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday when it was struck in the westbound lanes by a vehicle driven by a 35-year-old Shrewsbury man.

The moose was then struck by a Mack truck and a second car.

Kevin Williams, the driver of the first car that hit the animal, was taken to a Worcester hospital for treatment of injuries not considered life threatening.

All three vehicles were towed from the scene and state officials removed the dead moose.

Information from: Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.), http://www.telegram.com