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Police: Pedestrian killed in highway crash in Wareham



Police are investigating a fatal crash that took place Friday night.

According to Dave Procopio of the Massachusetts State Police, at approximately 9 p.m., Massachusetts State Troopers assigned to State Police-Bourne responded to reports of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle on Route 25 eastbound, in the area of Exit 2, in Wareham. The victim suffered fatal injuries.

Upon arrival Troopers discovered a 58-year-old Sandwich woman suffering from serious injuries incurred after she was struck by a 2013 Toyota Prius operated by a 36-year-old Pocasset woman. The driver remained at the scene.

The victim was transported to Toby Hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.

The crash, including why the pedestrian was in the roadway, remains under investigation by State Police-Bourne, the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, the State Police Crime Scene Services Section, and the State Police Detective Unit for Plymouth County.

No charges have been filed at this time.

Troopers were assisted on scene by Wareham Police and Wareham Fire and EMS. Two travel lanes on Route 25 were closed from the time of the crash until 11:30 p.m. to facilitate the rescue response and investigation.

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