Hull Police Investigate Fatality After Truck Rolls Into Ocean

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HULL, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A female driver has been pronounced dead after a vehicle that rolled off of Pemberton Point into the ocean was found Sunday afternoon.

After receiving multiple 911 calls about a pickup truck on the beach that had rolled into the water near 180 Main Street, Hull Police and Fire Department alongside the town's Harbormaster responded to the call, a police spokesperson told WBZ NewsRadio in a statement.

Multiple mutual aid partners assisted in a large search to locate the vehicle and driver reported in the ocean. Boston Fire Department, The Massachusetts State Police Dive Team, Marine Unit and Airwing, U.S. Coast Guard and Cohasset Police, as well as other various Massachusetts departments assisted on the search. While crews were away on the search, The Norwell Fire Department helped cover Hull stations.

After several hours of searching, the truck and driver were located at around 6 p.m. Sunday.

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The woman driver was pronounced dead and no identifying information has been released at this time.

The victim's body was transported to the base of the Northeast United States Coast Guard, according to Massachusetts State Police.

The incident is under investigation by H.P.D and state police troopers assigned to Plymouth County District Attorney's office. Police say in their preliminary investigation, no foul play seems to have taken place.

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