Woman dies in Barnstable crash; NSTAR busy with crashes; Orleans, Mashpee crashes

Woman killed in Route 6 crash in Barnstable

A state police investigator photographs a red coupe that struck a tree on Route 6 fatally injuring the driver.
BARNSTABLE - State Police are investigating a deadly crash on Route 6 around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night. A red Honda coupe trying to get off the eastbound side of the highway at exit 6 apparently struck a tow truck, then bounced off a guardrail before striking a tree. Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to free the driver a 20-year Tamtri Troung of Harwichport who was rushed to Cape Cod Hospital where she was pronounced dead. (Photo by Frank Paparo/CWN).

NSTAR kept busy by vehicle vs poles in Yarmouth, Mashpee
- A busy night for  NSTAR workers as they had to replace two poles that were struck by vehicles on the Cape. About 10:30 p.m. a pole was struck by a Jeep on Winslow Gray Road in Yarmouth. Yarmouth Police say 26-year-old Jessica Spaid of West Yarmouth was taken to CCH. Spaid will be charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, operating negligently to endanger and marked lanes violation. Then about midnight another pole was snapped on Old Barnstable Road in Mashpee. 54-year-old Phillip Vitali of Hyannis apparently lost control of his Volvo and struck the pole. He was not injured and police did not file any charges against him.

Two injured in Orleans crash
- Two people were injured in a crash in Orleans Tuesday evening. The two vehicle collision occurred around 5:15 p.m. by the Christy's Market on South Orleans Road (Route 28)(right). Orleans Police are investigating. Further details were not immediately available.

Mashpee crash injures two
- Mashpee Police are investigating a three vehicle crash that injured two people Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened about 1:30 p.m. on Falmouth Road (Route 28) at Sampsons Mill Road. Further details were not immediately available.

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