Updated: Driver, dog killed in early morning crash in Sandwich

SANDWICH – Sandwich Police report that they are investigating a fatal crash on Route 132 in the area of Dogwood Drive about 2:25 AM Sunday morning.

Upon arrival, Officers observed a motor vehicle that struck a tree with an unresponsive female occupant. The female was later pronounced deceased at the scene by members of the Sandwich Fire Department. A dog was also found deceased in the vehicle. Route 130 was closed for several hours between Snake Pond Road and Quaker Meetinghouse Road for the investigation. Barnstable Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Officer, State Police crime scene units, Mashpee Police and a Harwich Police officer member of the Cape Cod Regional Law Enforcement Council Crash Reconstruction Unit, along with Sandwich Animal Control and the Medical Examiner’s office responded to assist with the investigation. Route 130 was opened at approximately 7:30 AM.

The operator’s name is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin. The crash remains under investigation.

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