• June 07, 2017

James Drake Killed, 2 Injured in Sutton, MA, Car Accident

Sutton, MA -- June 5, 2017, James Drake was killed and two others were injured in an accident that occurred during a police pursuit.

Officials from the Sutton Police Department reported that the fatal accident happened at around 7:00 a.m. along Whitins Road.

A Sutton Police officer was reportedly on traffic duty at 189 Whitins Road when he witnessed 54-year-old Drake's vehicle pass going over the speed limit. The officer began to pursue Drake for nearly a mile down Whitins. The officer says at some point, Drake's vehicle crashed head-on into another vehicle during the pursuit.

Due to the collision, Drake suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Two people from the other vehicle, a 55-year-old and a 16-year-old, both sought treatment via private vehicles. Their injuries were said to be minor.

Police did not report any additional details surrounding the accident. No further information is currently available.

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