RANDOLPH — The following is a statement from Randolph Chief of Police Anthony Marag:

“It is with deep sadness that I inform you that Officer Michael D. Beal was involved in a motor vehicle crash involving another vehicle this morning on Route 3 by the Derby Street exit. Officer Beal died from his injuries sustained in the crash.

Officer Beal was a 35-year veteran of our department. He was an amazing person and friend to all within this department. This amazing family man leaves behind a wife and eight children. Please keep his family, friends, and members of the Randolph Police Department in your thoughts and prayers.”

The Massachusetts State Police is currently investigating the crash.

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A Statement from Randolph Police Chief Anthony Marag on Passing of Officer Michael Beal