Updated: State Police identify victim of fatal crash on Route 6 in Yarmouth

– Troopers from the State Police-Yarmouth Barracks responded to a single vehicle crash on Route 6 eastbound Thursday morning around 5:30 a.m., east of Exit 6 in Yarmouth that resulted in the death of the operator.

Preliminary investigation indicates a 2013 Ford Escape went out of control, for reasons still under investigation, and rolled over into the median.  The sole occupant, later identified as Paul Lowney, 60, of West Yarmouth, was determined deceased at the scene.

The facts and circumstances of the crash remain under investigation by Troop D of the Massachusetts State Police with the assistance of the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. Troopers were assisted on scene by MassDOT, and Yarmouth Police, Fire and EMS.

The left travel lane and Exit 8 Eastbound on ramp was closed to allow investigation of the crash scene.

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