Route 28 closed, power out in Yarmouth

Crash closes Route 28, knocks out power
28a_400YARMOUTH - Route 28 in Yarmouth was closed through the morning after a jeep slammed into a utility pole about 6 AM.

The pole laden with a transformer shattered and came down across the roadway with live wires.

This happened in the 400 block of Route 28 near the Yarmouth Gardens Motor Lodge and Cape Cod Irish Village.

Power was reported out in the area but NStar is worked to localize the outage as best as they could.

The driver is seen being carried on a stretcher to an ambulance but we are told he was not seriously injured.

The crash is under investigation by Yarmouth Police who say the driver 47-year old Norman Chausse of Hyannis spilled coffee leading to the crash. he will be cited for operating to endanger and marked lanes violation.

Posted on 7/30 at 7:00 AM; updated on 7/31 at 10:00 AM; photos courtesy R. Copley.

Man dies in Sandwich crash
SANDWICH
- A man was reportedly killed in a crash in Sandwich Saturday. The crash happened on Harlow Road. Bystanders were reportedly performing CPR when rescuers arrived. The driver was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Sandwich Police are investigating. Posted on 7/30 at 9:00 PM.

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