A Canton man has died after a serious car crash on Bay Road early Sunday morning.
At around 5 a.m., a pickup truck traveling north on Bay Road went off the road, hit a tree; telephone pole; and a guardrail before rolling over.
When police and fire crews arrived to the scene, they discovered the truck on its roof.
The only occupant of the vehicle was Vincent Saquet, 29. Police needed the jaws of life to remove Saquet from the truck. He was med-flighted to Boston Medical Center with serious injuries. He later died from his injuries according to Police Chief Allen Krajcik.
The Massachusetts State Police accident reconstruction team assisted with the investigation.
The incident was not the only one to hit Easton during the early hours.
Earlier in the evening at around 12:36 a.m., police received a call regarding a possible drunk driver on Depot Street. The vehicle was allegedly traveling at an excessive rate of speed and swerving into oncoming traffic. Officers located the vehicle and stopped the operator near Center School on Depot Street. The operator, Katlyn McDonald, age 29, of Milford, CT, was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol.
At 12:51 a.m., police and fire responded to a crash near 250 Foundry Street. A Mazda struck and snapped a telephone pole. The operator fled the scene prior to officers arrival. The owner of the vehicle later called the police stating that her car had been stolen from the Knights of Columbus in Easton. Foundry Street had to be closed for several hours.