One dead, another injured in Dartmouth, MA car crash

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DARTMOUTH — A single vehicle accident late Friday night resulted in the death of an 18-year-old man and left a 44-year-old woman with life-threatening injuries.

Dartmouth Police and emergency responders were called to the scene at the intersection of Gulf Road and Smith Neck Road around 10:35 p.m. after reports of a car crash with ejections.

Upon arrival, authorities found a male and a female unresponsive in the roadway near a heavily damaged 2022 Honda Accord.

Both individuals were treated on the scene before being transported to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford.

The male, identified as Jacob Pothier of New Bedford, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Kathleen Martins of Dartmouth, the injured female, remains in guarded condition.

The Dartmouth Police Department Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating the incident, alongside detectives from both the Massachusetts State Police and Dartmouth Police Department.

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