A 22-year-old Wayland woman was killed when the car she was riding in rolled over on Route 6 in Dennis Saturday afternoon, the Massachusetts State Police said in a statement.
Marina Keegan was pronounced dead on the scene by Dennis emergency responders at about 2:30 p.m. The vehicle’s driver, 22-year-old Michael Gocksch from New York state, was transported to Cape Cod Hospital and was in stable condition Saturday night.
According to the statement, a preliminary investigation found that the 1997 Lexus ES300 was traveling east on Route 6 when it drifted off the road and into the right side guardrail. The vehicle then careened back across the road, crashed into the left side guardrail, and rolled over at least twice.
Traffic was backed up as much as a mile before authorities reopened Route 6 at about 5:45 p.m.
The incident remains under investigation, but both occupants reportedly were wearing their seatbelts, and speed didn’t not appear to be a factor in the severity of the accident, the statement said.Jeff Fish can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org