Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The 30-year-old paramedic will be laid to rest Thursday.
Kristen J. Abreu, 30, a paramedic with Cataldo Ambulance, was killed in a single-car crash on Mishawum Road July 22. Visiting hours for relatives and friends are Wednesday, July 27 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home on Main Street. A funeral will be held at St. Charles Church Thursday, July 28 at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Woodbrook Cemetery. Abreu was the daughter of Paul D. Abreu of Woburn and Maureen (Morgan) Callahan and her husband Dan of Bradford. She is also survived by her siblings, Paul D. Abreu, Jr. and his wife Xanthe, and Cassandra Callahan, all of Bradford. She was the aunt of Evelyn Stone, four months, of Bradford. Abreu lived in Woburn, Winchester and Bradford, attending Haverhill High School and …
Monday, July 25, 2011
Kristen J. Abreu, 30, was killed in a car accident on Mishawum Road early Friday morning.
Friends and co-workers of Kristen J. Abreu, the woman killed in the single-car accident on Mishawum Road July 22, have created a memorial for her at the crash scene. Abreu, a former Woburn resident who was living in Bradford, worked as a paramedic with Cataldo Ambulance. According to police, she had been out with a friend at Joe's American Bar and Grill Thursday night and left shortly after midnight Friday morning. Abreu's car crashed into a tree and the paramedic was trapped in the vehicle. Woburn Fire was extricated Abreu from the car and she was rushed to Lahey Clinic, where she was pronounced dead at 1:05 a.m. July 22. Memorial services for Abreu will be announced Tuesday and will be posted on Woburn Patch here.
Sunday, July 24, 2011
A look back at the week in police news in Woburn.
From a fatal one-car accident to a firefighter sustaining minor injuries during an emergency response, these five stories and Police Log entries had people talking on our Facebook page and readers clicking links this week. POLICE LOG: Teens Caught Smoking Pot in Parking Lot Monday, July 18—At 3:53 p.m., police observed two teenagers parked in a car at the Hill Street parking lot. Police approached the vehicle and said the teens admitted to smoking marijuana within the last 15 minutes. An adult came to the scene to take control of the car and all drug paraphernalia found in the vehicle was confiscated, said police. Woburn Firefighter Injured Responding to Accident Wednesday, July 20—A firefighter sustained minor injuries responding to a …
Friday, July 22, 2011
Died from injuries in car crash Friday, July 22.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Kristen J. Abreu, 30, in Woburn, by accident, July 22nd. Abreu was the daughter of Paul D. Abreu of Woburn and Maureen (Morgan) Callahan and her husband Dan of Bradford. She is also survived by her siblings, Paul D. Abreu, Jr. and his wife Xanthe, and Cassandra Callahan, all of Bradford. She was the aunt of Evelyn Stone of Bradford. Kristen was born in Winchester and lived in Woburn for the first few years of her life. She moved to Bradford as a young child and attended schools there, graduating from Haverhill High School with the Class of 1998. After high school she worked for Hillside Florist in North Woburn and attended school to become a flight attendant. She worked as a flight attendant for United Express and Air Tran for several …
Kristen Abreu, a 30-year-old Bradford paramedic, is dead after her car struck a tree on Mishawum Road overnight.
A 30-year-old Bradford woman is dead after a single-car crash overnight on Mishawum Road. Kristen J. Abreu, 30, a paramedic, died at 1:05 a.m. from injuries suffered in the accident. Police said she was the driver and was trapped in the car after the crash. Woburn Police and Fire were called to the area of 72 Mishawum Road at 12:11 Friday morning after several people reported a one-car accident. According to police, the car, a black Ford Explorer, struck a tree and was found across the road facing the even numbered side of the street, while the rear of the truck was facing the odd numbered homes. Woburn Patrolman Dennis Courtney, the first to arrive on the scene, found Abreu trapped and began first aid when Woburn Fire EMTs arrived to take…