Hingham: Hull man killed in crash while driving to seek medical treatment

Hingham Police say a crash at around 10:15 p.m. Thursday claimed the life of a Hull man who was driving to South Shore Hospital to seek medical treatment.

“Police are investigating a fatal crash that occured on North Street that may have been caused by a medical condition,” said Hingham Police Sgt. Steven Dearth in a press release on Friday afternoon. “An investigation showed a 2004 Jeep Wrangler was traveling south on North Street, crossed completely into the oncoming lane, and struck a 2006 Cadillac STS head-on.”

A witness to the crash broke the window of the Jeep, pulled the driver out and began CPR.

The driver of the Jeep, identified as 51-year-old Mark Angeramo of 45 Bay Street Apartment 1 in Hull, was driving himself from his home to South Shore Hospital for emergency treatment. Angeramo was transported to the South Shore Hospital after the crash, but did not survive.

The driver of the Cadillac identified as Paul Murphy of Hingham was not injured and was wearing a seatbelt.

“The crash is being investigated by crash reconstructionists from the Hingham Police Department with assistance from the Weymouth Police Department,” said Dearth in the press release. “Speed, alcohol, and weather conditions do not appear to be factors in this crash; a medical condition appears to be the primary cause.”

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Steven Dodrill left the WATD news team in 2013. "Follow" him on Twitter At Franklin Pierce, Steven worked to introduce new forms of media like YouTube, and Twitter to the Franklin Pierce community.  Steven graduated Cum Laude and with honors in Mass Communication from Franklin Pierce University in May of 2009. Steven focused his education and experience in New Hampshire around sports broadcasting, digital media, broadcast journalism, news, media production, and political reporting. "Like" him on Facebook Dodrill also interned with the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League during the summer of 2007, and most recently in the spring of 2009 he completed an internship in the newsroom at WMUR-TV in Manchester, NH.