Two-car crash in Yarmouth sends two to the hospital; Yarmouth robbery suspect IDed; Windy Friday night ahead

Two-car crash in Yarmouth sends two to the hospital

yarmouth013108b_250YARMOUTH - A noontime crash on Thursday at a dangerous intersection in South Yarmouth sent two to Cape Cod Hospital with injuries considered not life-threatening. The crash occurred when a Mercury Grand Marquis and a Ford Escort station wagon collided at the intersection of Setucket Road and North Dennis Road.

In addition to transporting the injured parties to Cape Cod Hospital, the Yarmouth Fire Department helped control an extensive oil/fluid spill by applying "Speedy-Dry" to absorb the liquids. Story and photos by Richard Copley.

Yarmouth police ID suspect in 7-11 robbery
- Yarmouth Police say the man caught in surveillance video allegedly robbing the 7-11 store on Route 28 in West Yarmouth on January 15th is this man seen to the right. As a result of a joint investigation involving the Yarmouth and Plymouth Police Departments 27-year-old Christopher Kennedy of Plymouth was positively identified as the suspect in the West Yarmouth 7-11 armed robbery.

On Wednesday Plymouth Police arrested Kennedy for a similar armed robbery with a knife at a gas station in Plymouth. The break came when Yarmouth Police Detective Stephen W. Renzi and Barnstable County Crime Scene Investigator Terry Dinnan were able to match a fingerprint found at the West Yarmouth crime scene to Kennedy.

Kennedy is currently incarcerated at the Bristol County Correctional Facility in North Dartmouth. He will be arraigned for Armed Robbery in the Barnstable District Court in the near future. 

CWN weather advisory: Wind advisory from 4 p.m. Friday until 8 a.m. Saturday. Westerly winds behind a cold front will blow 25-35 MPH with gusts to 55 MPH possible. Scattered power outages are possible. 

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