Updated: Police seek vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian in Falmouth

David Curran/Satellite News Service/CWN
(used with permission)

FALMOUTH – On Friday at approximately 11:35 PM, officers responded to a car vs. pedestrian crash in the area of 201 Grand Avenue in Falmouth Heights. The vehicle involved fled the scene of the crash. The pedestrian who was struck was an 81-year-old male who sustained fatal injuries.

The victim was walking on the sidewalk with three other adults. The other pedestrians were not injured. The vehicle was travelling easterly at a high rate of speed when it travelled onto the sidewalk and struck the victim from behind. The operator did not stop and the vehicle continued easterly on Grand Avenue and onto Menauhant Road.

The suspect vehicle is believed to be a red sedan that rides low to the ground. The vehicle has heavy windshield damage and likely other serious front end damage.

The Falmouth Police Department and the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office are investigating. The investigation is extremely active and we are studying all of the evidence, including video footage from several area surveillance cameras. We are asking that anyone with any information, or any further video surveillance, to please contact the Falmouth Police Department at (774) 255-4527.

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