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Wareham Police respond to hit and run involving fatality

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Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe announced today that on June 12, 2020 at approximately 11:09 p.m., Wareham Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Cranberry Highway in Wareham.

A vehicle had collided with a motorcycle and fled the scene. The operator of the motorcycle, Kenneth J. Baptiste (1-24-55) of Wareham was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The operator of the motor vehicle was later identified as Cameron Silva (10-2-01) of Onset. The matter remains under investigation by Wareham Police and the Massachusetts State Police. The case has been transferred to the Cape & Islands District Attorney’s Office due to a conflict with the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office.

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