Driver Identified in Fatal Dennis Crash

ER medical symbolDENNIS – A 25-year-old Yarmouth man is dead following a fatal one-car crash in Dennis this morning.

Police have identified the man as Cody Hunter, 25, of Lake Road in West Yarmouth.

Rescue personnel responded to the scene at Old Chatham Road and Atlantic Avenue in South Dennis at about 8:10 this morning.

Dennis Fire Captain Wayne Conlon said a Ford Mustang crashed into a tree on the side of the Old Chatham Road.

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Dennis Police Captain William Monahan reported that his department received several 911 calls about the crash.

The initial investigation has determined that the car was traveling eastbound on Old Chatham Road at a high rate of speed when it left the south side of the roadway striking a large tree and chain link fence in front of 427 Old Chatham Road.

The driver, who was the only one in the vehicle, was pinned inside the car. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Accident reconstruction personnel from the Dennis and Harwich Police Departments along with the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office – Bureau of Criminal Investigation are investigating.