Yarmouth crash closes Route 28; Juror dismissed in bombshell development, stormy Thursday coming

Vehicle vs pole closes Route 28 in Yarmouth
YARMOUTH - A vehicle vs pole crash shortly after 2 AM Wednesday forced the closure of Route 28 in West Yarmouth. The road is expected to remain closed through the morning commute. The driver was taken to Cape Cod Hospital with minor injuries. The crash near Town Brook Road left the pole snapped and wires hanging dangerously low over the road until NStar crews could arrive. The driver 19-year old Kevin Palma reportedly told police he fell asleep at the wheel. He was cited for operating recklessly to endanger. Posted on 11/15 at 3:00 AM; updated on 11/15 at 6:00 PM. 

Juror dismissed after link to Falmouth shooting disclosed
FALMOUTH
- A juror was dismissed at the Worthington trial today and its now been revealed the unnamed juror #4 was the apparent girlfriend of Kyle Hicks (pictured) who is accused in the weekend shooting of a man in Falmouth (read story). The dismissal came after recordings of phone calls between Hicks and the juror showed the juror talked about the case. An alternate juror was moved up to primary status and the jury told to start deliberations from scratch. Read more in Cape Cod Murder. Cape Wide News remains in verdict watch on Day 6. We are told jurors appear to be ready to retire for another night of sequestration. Posted on 11/14 at 5:00 PM.

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