BRIDGEWATER –Chief Christopher D. Delmonte reports that the Bridgewater Police Department is investigating a fatal crash from last week that killed a 46-year-old Bridgewater man.
On Friday, Nov. 27, at approximately 9 p.m., Bridgewater Police received a 911 call reporting a single motor vehicle crash on Walnut Street, near the intersection of Plymouth Street (Route 104).
The 911 caller told police that a vehicle had crashed into a tree and that the male operator was unresponsive.
Officers quickly arrived on the scene and observed a 2011 black Cadillac Escalade that appeared to have veered off the road, striking a mailbox and a tree near 7 Walnut St. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, John Bagley, age 46, of Bridgewater, was unresponsive inside.
Bridgewater Fire Department paramedics arrived on scene and lifesaving measures were initiated. Bagley was subsequently transported to Brockton Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation by Officer Robert Gray and Detective Peter Balboni with assistance from the Massachusetts State Police Accident Reconstruction Unit.