State Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Wareham

UPDATE: Victim identified...

Update at 1:30 p.m. - The victim has been identified as Frank Mctighe, 60 of Holbrook. The remaining facts and circumstances are still under investigation.

From Massachusetts State Police (verbatim):

At approximately 3 a.m. today State Police Troop D received calls reporting a motor vehicle on fire. Responding Troopers located the vehicle on Route 25 eastbound just prior to Exit 2 in Wareham (mm 2.4).  The vehicle was in the median strip against a tree,  fully engulfed in flames.

Firefighters extinguished the  flames; a victim was subsequently located deceased within the charred vehicle.

The investigation by MSP is ongoing and is being conducted by Troop D with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. No further information is available at this time. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on