Sad update: Pedestrian struck and killed on Route 28 in Mashpee

David Curran/Satellite News Service (used with permission)

MASHPEE – A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a car in Mashpee sometime after 5:30 PM Monday. The crash happened on Falmouth Road (Route 28) at Orchard Road. The elderly female victim reportedly suffered serious injuries The victim was transported by ambulance to Falmouth Hospital. Route 28 was closed in the area while the investigation was underway and evening commuters were urged to seek alternate routes. The cause of the crash is under investigation by Mashpee Police.

Mashpee Police report that on Monday at approximately 5:47 PM, they received multiple reports of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Route 28 in the area of Orchard Road. Upon arrival a female victim was down in the roadway with what appeared to be life-threatening injuries after being struck by possibly two vehicles traveling westbound on Route 28. Both drivers of the vehicles remained on scene and were cooperative with the investigation. The female victim was transported to Falmouth Hospital by the Mashpee Fire/Rescue Department.

Update: Mashpee Police Chief Scott Carline is sad to report that the victim involved in Monday evening’s pedestrian crash on Route 28 has tragically died as a result of her injuries. She is identified as Dorothy V. Henderson of Mashpee and our deepest condolences go out to her family. The crash remains under investigation by the Mashpee Police Department as well as the Cape Cod Regional Law Enforcement Council Crash Reconstruction Team.
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