UPDATE: Police identify victims in fatal Rehoboth crash
By: News Staff
REHOBOTH, Mass. (WLNE) — A crash in Rehoboth killed a man and seriously injured his girlfriend Wednesday evening.
34-year-old Joshua Troufield, of Attleboro, and his girlfriend Elizabeth Resendes, of Taunton, were driving on Reynolds Avenue at around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when they veered off the road and slammed into a tree.
They were both unconscious when police arrived.
Resendes was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital, but Troufield was pronounced dead on the scene.
Police believe speed was a factor.
“Our message always is at the police department, you know, slow down. Drive within the speed limit and this is a perfect example why. It’s an old cliché but speed does kill,” said Sgt. Norman Todd of the Rehoboth Police Department.
At last check, Resendes is still in critical condition.