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Dartmouth Police Department
Thursday December 30th, 2010 :: 01:08 p.m. EST
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-PRESS RELEASE FROM DARTMOUTH POLICE--- SERIOUS MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH ON HIGH HILL RD ON 12/28/10

On Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at approximately 5:45 PM, Dartmouth Police responded to a report of a single motor vehicle crash on High Hill Road near Pine Island Road.

Upon officer’s arrival they found that a Ford pick-up truck had crashed into a tree on High Hill Road. Passersby were tending to the driver of the pick-up truck until the arrival of police and EMS.

The driver of the vehicle, identified as 54 year old Joao Sousa from Dartmouth was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Mr. Sousa had been traveling east on High Hill Road. Mr. Sousa’s vehicle veered off the road and crashed into a tree.

Officer Peter Canuel is conducting the investigation and is being assisted by the Dartmouth Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Team.

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Dartmouth Police Department
249 Russells Mills Road
Dartmouth, MA 02748

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Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 508-910-1735

Dartmouth Police
Detective Division
508-910-1755

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