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Jacob Kipp, 25, pronounced dead at scene

HOOKSET, N.H. — New Hampshire State Police say a Pembroke man is dead after an early-morning crash on Interstate 293 in Hooksett.

Police say evidence at the scene indicates that the driver, 25-year-old Jacob Kipp, was unable to negotiate a curve on the 293 northbound ramp to Interstate 93 and struck a guardrail early Saturday morning. Police were called to the crash around 4:45 a.m.

Kipp was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police say man thrown from Jeep

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A 25-year-old man was seriously injured on Interstate 93 on Thursday when a tanker truck struck his Jeep, throwing him from the vehicle.

Police said Matthew Davis, of Plaistow, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to Elliot Hospital for surgery. He was listed in serious but stable condition.

The crash shut down a portion of I-93 north for about four hours. State police said the truck crashed into the Jeep near exit 6 about 12:30 a.m.

“As a result of that, the operator of the Jeep, the 25-year-old gentleman, was ejected from the Jeep,” said Lt. Christopher Wagner.

Police said the force of the crash threw Davis into the barrier separating the north and southbound lanes.

“As the troopers arrived on scene, they found the situation to be fairly grave, with life-threatening injuries to the operator of the passenger vehicle,” Wagner said.

A good Samaritan helped police administer aid until an ambulance arrived.

The driver of the tanker truck, Wesley Basler, 56, of Richford, Vt., was also taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Police said Davis said his Jeep had run out of gas, and he was unable to push the vehicle off the roadway.

Police said speed and alcohol did not appear to be factors in the crash.

Driver lost control of Jeep, police say

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MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. — State police say one person has died in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 495 in Middleborough.

Preliminary reports indicate that a Jeep Wrangler was travelling north just after 6 p.m. Monday the 40-year-old driver from Mansfield lost control of his car and rolled over several times coming to rest in the right travel lane. The driver was taken to Morton Hospital in Taunton where he died.

The reason he lost control remains under investigation.

The victim’s name was not immediately made public.

The crash remains under investigation.

Heavy delays reported for northbound I-93

BOSTON — Four multi-car crashes are slowing the northbound drive on Interstate 93 near the entrance of the O’Neill Tunnel, according to state police.

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State police said one crash involved nine vehicles, two involved four cars each and the fourth crash involved two vehicles.

One person involved in the nine-vehicle crash was taken to the hospital as a precaution, state police said.

The left lane was closed, but the right and middle lanes were open. Several miles of backups were reported.

Injuries not life-threatening

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NORWOOD, Mass. — Two people were injured Sunday following a two-car crash in Norwood at about 8 a.m.

Norwood firefighters removed a 44-year-old woman and a juvenile female from a 2002 Ford Explorer that crashed through a guardrail on Route 95 southbound, Massachusetts State Police said. Both were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

A 22-year-old woman driving a 2013 Kia that was also involved in the incident was not injured, police said.

The crash is under investigation.

Driver taken to hospital with serious injuries

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Police say a luxury car that was speeding in New Bedford has hit and knocked down a tree, killing the passenger. The driver is being treated for serious injuries at Rhode Island Hospital.

WPRI-TV on Saturday identified the passenger as 28-year-old Winnitue Montrond of New Bedford. The injured driver is 30-year-old Luismiguel Fernandes of Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood.

Police say an officer saw the car heading south on Route 18 at an estimated speed of 80-to-100 mph at 11:30 p.m. on Friday. The officer followed the vehicle, but a 911 call came in to report that the vehicle had crashed at the corner of Warren Street and West Rodney French Boulevard.

The passenger was pronounced dead at hospital.

Police are still investigating the crash.

Lunenburg police investigating crash that injured pedestrian

LUNENBURG, Mass. — Lunenburg police are searching for a person who may have witnessed a hit-and-run crash and then left the area after the victim asked the driver for help.

The pedestrian was struck and seriously injured in the crash at 5:30 a.m. on Feb. 27. Police said the vehicle that struck the victim stopped and then sped away. Police said the victim was hit from behind by a pickup truck that had a snow plow mounted on it.

A residential video shows a second vehicle, traveling in same direction as the truck, stopped a few seconds after the accident. Police said the operator got out, and the victim asked for help. That operator got back into the vehicle and left.

The suspect pickup is described as a light-colored, possibly white, 1999 to 2003 Chevrolet or GMC pickup with a yellow plow. The pickup is a single cab with black molding around the wheel wells and black molding on the side, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lunenburg Police Department at 978-582-4531.

2 men hospitalized following crash

BOURNE, Mass. — Two men were hospitalized Tuesday, police said, after they broke into a Bourne home and led the homeowner on a chase that ended in a rollover crash, according to the Cape Cod Times.

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Kristopher Santillo, 25, of Dartmouth and Sage Vandersluis, 35, of New Bedford, were both unresponsive but partially conscious after the vehicle went out of control in a rotary, hit a curb and flipped over numerous times, the newspaper reported.

Homeowner Robert Jarvis said he notified police of the break-in while pursuing the vehicle, but it crashed before police could reach the area.

The Cape Cod Times reported that inside the crashed vehicle there were several items believed to have been taken from the Bourne home.

BROCKTON, Mass. — There was a fatal car accident on Legion Parkway in Brockton early Saturday morning, police said.

The accident occurred at the intersection of 1 Legion Parkway and 60 Main St. in Brockton at 1:14 a.m, news partner The Enterprise reported.

Further details were not immediately available.

The accident is the second fatal car crash in Brockton in 11 days. Ruben Andrade, 28, was killed when his car struck a tree on Summer Street in Brockton Tuesday March 11.

No injuries reported

Wicked Local

COHASSET, Mass. — A vehicle slammed into a Cohasset Starbucks after a crash in town Friday afternoon, police say.

At 4:14 p.m., Cohasset police said they received a report of a two-vehicle crash with one vehicle into the side of a Starbuck’s, at 790 C.J.C. Highway (Route 3A).

Officers on scene discovered a 2001 Honda Accord driven by a 35-year-old Hull man crashed into the northwest corner of the building.

Wicked Local reported that the other vehicle, a 2002 Chevrolet driven by a 21-year-old Marshfield woman, was in the northbound lane with heavy front-end damage. Both drivers were unhurt and Cohasset medical personnel obtained sign offs from all affected parties, police said.

A patron inside the restaurant was bumped by the force of the impact, but was uninjured.

The driver of the Honda was pulling out of Shaw’s Plaza attempting to turn northbound on Route 3A when the Chevrolet, traveling in the inside southbound lane, struck it, police said.

The driver of the Honda was cited for failure to yield.

The building inspector arrived and determined that there was no immediate structural damage, but the restaurant voluntarily closed for the day.

No employees or patrons were harmed during the crash, but the inside northwest corner of the restaurant suffered heavy damage.

Express towing removed the vehicles.

“This is a treacherous stretch of road for drivers that are not paying attention. Thankfully there were no injuries,” Cohasset Acting Chief of Police William Quigley said.


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