Fatal Accident Under Investigation

On Friday, April 26, 2013 at approximately 8:10 pm, Wareham Police Department, Wareham Fire Department, Wareham EMS, and Mass State Police personnel responded to the area of 2816 Cranberry Highway regarding a reported motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival at the scene, officers noticed the body of an adult male that had been struck by a vehicle traveling north on Cranberry Highway. The body was determined to be deceased at the scene. Due to pending family notifications, the identity of the male will not be released at this time.

The driver of the involved 1994 Acura, 19 year old Charles Rohrbach IV of Wareham, was present at the scene and was not injured during the incident.

The incident is being investigated by the Mass. State Police Collision Analysis & Reconstruction Section and the Wareham Police Department. There have been no criminal charges filed at this time, although the investigation is ongoing.