Child injured in Truro; CO incident in Yarmouth; Chatham crash; Storm update: power outages persist, Kennedy's boat damaged

Child injured in Truro
TRURO
- A 10-year-old boy was injured in an incident in Truro Monday evening. Details are sketchy but the victim apparently fell and struck his head on a large piece of concrete on Ballston Beach around 7:30 p.m. The boy was taken to Cape Cod Hospital. Further details were not immediately available.

Two evaluated after CO fills Yarmouth home
YARMOUTH
- Two people were evaluated after reportedly being exposed to elevated levels of potentially deadly carbon monoxide gas. Firefighters responded to Circuit Road West around 6:30 p.m. apparently in response to a CO detector sounding in the home. An engine crew from Hyannis that responded because Yarmouth was tied up on other calls ventilated the fumes from the house. A firefighter is seen on the roof checking the chimney out. Keyspan was called in to check the gas appliances in the house. They had to cut gas service until repairs could be made forcing the occupants to find temporary shelter elsewhere. Officials urge as the cold weather gets heating systems cranking to make sure you have a working CO detector in your home to alert your family to the presence of the colorless, odorless gas. (Photo by Tim Caldwell).

One injured in Chatham crash

CHATHAM
- A woman driving this Ford Escape was transported to Cape Cod Hospital after her vehicle was hit from behind by a Gray Mercury Sable station wagon. The crash happened at the intersection of Old Queen Anne Road and Route 28 around 2 p.m. Monday. The woman's injuries did not appear to be life threatening. (Story and photo by Jake O'Callaghan).

Storm cleanup continues
Joseph Kennedy's boat among casualties

    
Motorists dodge traffic at Route 6 and Brackett Rd. in Eastham where traffic lights were dark.  Tim Caldwell.
CAPE COD - Cape Cod continues to clean up after Noel the Nor'easter struck Saturday. As of Monday morning, 5,000 NStar customers in scattered areas were still without power. Crews hope to have all of the power restored by day's end.

Motorists in Wellfleet and Eastham still had to dodge traffic at blacked out traffic lights into Monday morning. Some weakened trees continue to cause problems like at right where wires fell on a vehicle in Harwich (click to enlarge). (Photo right by Jake O'Callaghan).

Joeseph Kennedy's sail boat Cattin' Around broke loose from its Hyannisport mooring during the storm and smashed against the Hyannisport breakwater and sank. TowBoat US towed the vessel to a local boat yard using flotation devices.  When raised, large holes under the hull were exposed.

(Photo below by Frank Paparo).


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