Falmouth fire; Man killed in Yarmouth crash; Hyannis crash

New details released in Yarmouth home invasion (see yesterdays column).

Firefighters douse partition fire in Falmouth
FALMOUTH - Quick work by Falmouth firefighters prevented extensive damage to a Cape style home after a fire broke out Tuesday evening. The fire in the chimney at 39 Doran Drive was reported shortly after 9:30 PM and had extended into a wall when firefighters arrived. No one was injured and the exact cause is under investigation. Posted on 1/16 at 10:30 PM. 

Man killed after struck on scooter in Yarmouth
- A Hyannis man was killed after the scooter he was riding was struck by a vehicle. The crash happened around 3 PM on Willow Street at the Route 6 off ramps. The victim was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital where he was pronounced dead. State Police are investigating the crash and plan to charge the vehicle driver 43-year old Hopeton Lee of Chatham with motor vehicle homicide, failing to use care in turning and operating to endanger. The victim was identified by authorities on Wednesday as 67-year old David Kalinowski. Posted on 1/16 at 9:00 PM; updated on 1/17 at 3:00 PM.

One injured in Hyannis crash
- One person was taken to Cape Cod Hospital after this collision between a Dodge Dakota pickup truck and a Ford Explorer.

The crash happened Tuesday morning at the intersection of North and Winter Streets. The woman driving the explorer was reportedly taken to CCH with non life threatening injuries. Barnstable Police are investigating.

Posted on 1/17 at 7:00 AM. Photo courtesy of Frank Paparo/NEVN.

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