A 53-year-old Centerville man, known for his voice-over work on Cape Cod radio stations, was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Route 28 shortly before 11 last night. Three other people were injured in the crash.
Tighe Jensen, was the driver of a Ford Ranger pick-up truck that crashed into another vehicle near 4300 Route 28, said Barnstable Patrol Officer Kevin Donovan. He was taken to Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis where he was pronounced dead.
Shortly before the accident, Masphee police notified Barnstable police about reports of an erratic driver in a pick-up truck on Route 28 heading towards Cotuit.
A patrol car assigned to Cotuit was on Route 28 when the report of the crash came in, Barnstable Sgt. Michael Riley said
Firefighters from Cotuit, Mashpee and Centerville-Osterville-Marstons Mills were called to the scene.
Brian Whittemore, 30, of Hyannis, driver of the other vehicle, was taken to Cape Cod Hospital for treatment of injuries that were serious but not life-threatening, Donovan said.
Chris Marciezyk, 27, of Mashpee was taken to South Shore Hospital in South Weymouth with serious but non life-threatening injuries, Donovan said. Marciezyk was a passenger in the front seat of Whittemore’s car, he said.
Daniel Toomey, 20, of Mashpee was taken to Falmouth Hospital with non life-threatening injuries, Donovan said. He was a passenger in the rear seat of Whittemore’s vehicle, according to police.
The highway was closed until 12:30 as victims were removed and a police accident reconstruction team was called to the area. The accident is still under investigation and police are awaiting the report of the state medical examiner, Donovan said.
According to his business website, www.tighejensen.com, Jensen began a radio career doing character voices for the Dale Dorman Radio Show and later worked as a morning show host at radio stations in Manchester, N.H., Lexington, Ky., and on the Cape. More recently, he began doing voice-overs and radio advertising, including for the Cape Cod Times, the Dan’l Webster/Hearth and Kettle, and Tracy Volkswagen.