Mattapoisett man killed in Aucoot Road crash

Apr 7, 2018

One person was killed in a car accident on Aucoot Road in Mattapoisett on April 6.

Police responded to the accident approximately a quarter mile before the Harbor Beach entrance just after 8 p.m. The victim was named as James Bardsley, 45, of 14 Harbor Road, Mattapoisett.

Officers found that the vehicle had traveled on Aucoot Road, crashed into a telephone pole and continued into the woods. Responders determined that Bardsley, the only person in the vehicle, had died.

Power in the Aucoot/Hollywood’s Road area was out for several hours due to the downed pole.

The Massachusetts State Police Accident Reconstruction Team and the Mattapoisett Fire Department also responded to the scene.

No further information is available at this time.