Richard Zielinski, 70, of East Falmouth, died of injuries after the scooter he was riding on collided with a motor vehicle on Wednesday afternoon, November 6. The crash occurred at the intersection of John Parker Road and Sandwich Road at about 2:44 PM.

When police and fire department officers arrived, Mr. Zielinski was on the ground with two broken arms as well as head and chest injuries, police Lieutenant Douglas DeCosta said. He was transported to Falmouth Hospital, where he died, Lt. DeCosta said. 

He added that the operator of the motor vehicle remained on the scene and was cooperative with the police.

Falmouth Police Department and Massachusetts State Police’s Accident Reconstruction Team are investigating the crash.

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