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The yard in front of the home opposite the end of Central Avenue is gouged by a car that failed to stop at the end of the street.

Austin T. Roberts of Wareham died after he failed to stop at the end of Central Avenue, East Falmouth, crossed Route 28 and crashed into a home early Sunday morning. He was 22.

The Falmouth Police and Fire Rescue departments responded to the scene on Sunday at 2:05 PM after Mr. Roberts’s car collided into a home at 780 East Falmouth Highway.

Mr. Roberts was extricated from the vehicle but died from his injuries.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling north on Central Avenue, failed to stop at a stop sign, crossed East Falmouth Highway and struck the house, Falmouth Police Lieutenant Douglas DeCosta said.

The house sustained minor damage. Neither of the two occupants was injured.

The crash remains under investigation by the Falmouth Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis & Reconstruction Section.

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