Updated Wednesday: 17-year-old killed, several injured after SUV vs tree crash in Mashpee

MASHPEE – Mashpee Police Chief Scott Carline reports that approximately 2:06 AM Tuesday, the department received a 911 call of a single vehicle motor vehicle crash on Carleton Drive in the area of Swain Circle. Upon arrival, officers found a heavily damaged Toyota Rav4 in the northbound lane of the roadway. It appears the vehicle was traveling in northbound on Carleton Drive when the operator lost control of the vehicle which left the road and a struck a tree just south of Swain Circle.

Responding officers and Mashpee Fire/Rescue personnel determined there were seven passengers in the vehicle. All passengers in the vehicle were between the ages of fifteen and seventeen. Six of those seven were transported from the scene to area hospitals, two with what appeared to be life-threatening injuries.

Chief Carline regrets to announce that one of the victims transported from the scene, a 17-year-old male from Mashpee later died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash. Mashpee Police extend their thoughts and prayers to his family at this time.

The crash is currently under investigation by the Cape Cod Regional Law Enforcement Council Crash Reconstruction Unit. This is an active and ongoing investigation and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

On Wednesday, an obituary was posted by Mashpee Public Schools for Nolan Robert Barr, 17, of Mashpee, who “died tragically and suddenly on June 25th, 2024.” Visitation will be held on Sunday June 30th from 12-3 PM at Chapman Funerals and Cremations at 74 Algonquin Ave. (Route 151) in Mashpee. A funeral mass will follow in the funeral home at 3 PM. Burial will follow at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Nolan’s memory may be made to: I Got You, Inc (The Ryan Hendricks Scholarship), 121 South Sandwich Rd., Mashpee, MA 02649 via Venmo, or to Laurentide at Mashpee Commons c/o Compassionate Caregivers Fund, 64 Great Neck Road South, Mashpee, MA 02649.

Photos by David Curran/Satellite News Service/CWN

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