July 20, 2009 – Patrick Devlin, 21, is dead as the result of a car accident early yesterday morning after he was ejected from a Jeep driven by a friend, Patrick, J. Joyce, 19, of South Boston. Joyce has been charged with motor vehicle homicide and operating under the influence of alcohol and will be arraigned this morning in Stoughton District Court.
Joyce was driving in the passing lane on Route 24, hit the guard lane in the center and caused the Jeep to roll over just before 1 a.m., according to the Massachusetts State Police. Devlin was taken to Caritas Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, and was thereafter pronounced dead, according to police reports. Joyce was taken to Milton Hospital for minor injuries and arrested shortly thereafter. State Police are still investigating the crash.
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