At approximately 3 a.m. today State Police Troop D received calls reporting a motor vehicle on fire. Responding Troopers located the vehicle on Route 25 eastbound just prior to Exit 2 in Wareham (mm 2.4). The vehicle was in the median strip against a tree, fully engulfed in flames.
Firefighters extinguished the flames; a victim was subsequently located deceased within the charred vehicle.
The investigation by MSP is ongoing and is being conducted by Troop D with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. No further information is available at this time.