Canton, Massachusetts Single Car Accident Leaves One Dead, One Injured


May 13, 2013 – Evan Bard, 20, of Agawam, Massachusetts, has died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained in a single car accident, which occurred in Canton at approximately midnight on Saturday. She was a passenger in a car operated by Sean Jackman, 24, of Stoughton.

According to the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office, Jackman was operating the vehicle westbound on Bolivar Street when the vehicle collided with a wall and then a tree.

Bard was pronounced dead at the scene. She was attending Curry College as a nursing major, and was a member of the cheerleading team.

Jackman sustained injuries to his head, and was transported to Boston Medical Center.
He was arraigned in his hospital room on Monday and was charged with motor vehicle homicide, operating under the influence, and other violations. Jackman pleaded not guilty.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Canton Police Department.

Source:,, Patriot Ledger


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