Fire damages Hyannis hotel
Firefighters were called to a early morning blaze at the Sheraton Four Points Hyannis R. Copley
HYANNIS - An early morning fire roused guests from their sleep at the Sheraton Four Points in Hyannis. Firefighters were called to the Scudder Avenue Hotel around 4:30 AM. A sprinkler system reportedly helped control the flames which apparnetly broke out in a storage room. No injuries were reported. Mutual aid from Centerville assisted at the scene. Further details were not immediately available.
Driver escapes after Wellfleet rollover
WELLFLEET - A driver escaped injury after a rollover crash in Wellfleet. A pickup truck owned by an insulation company rolled over about 8 AM on Chequesset Neck Road. Wellfleet Police are investigating. Further details were not immediately available.
Passenger prevents crash after driver suffers fatal heart attack
YARMOUTH - Authorities say quick thinking by a passenger prevented a tragic situation from becoming even worse. Sometime before 6 PM Sunday evening 56-year old Alan Stevens of Buzzards Bay apparently suffered a massive heart attack while driving westbound on Route 6 between exits 7 & 6. The vehicle went out of control and struck a center guardrail before the passenger was able to get it under control and come to a stop in the travel lane. Bystanders and state police administered CPR but Stevens was pronounced dead at Cape Cod Hospital. Traffic was backed up for several miles for about an hour.