April 1 – Monica DeMello, 18, of Middleboro Massachusetts has died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident with Kathleen Allen, 23, also of Middleboro. The accident occurred just after 2:00 a.m. on Saturday morning on Route 44, near Harding Street in Lakeville.
According to the Lakeville Police Department, DeMello was attempting to turn onto Route 22 when her automobile was struck by Allen’s vehicle. An unidentified passenger travelling in Allen’s vehicle was also injured, and was transported to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for treatment.
Allen has been charged with motor vehicle homicide, and driving while under the influence of alcohol. She appeared in Wareham District Court today for arraignment. The Massachusetts State Police, the Middleboro Police Department, and the Raynham Police Department are assisting with the ongoing investigation.