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Posted on: November 5, 2023

Correction on Update on Fatal Crash Investigation on Rockland St

Hingham, MA – The victim in the fatal crash on Rockland St. involving an electric bicycle and a pickup truck has been identified.   

On Monday, October 30, 2023 at 6:11am Officers responded to reports of a crash involving an electric bicycle and a truck on Rockland St. at Ringbolt Rd. Two people who had been riding on the electric bicycle were found in the road with serious injuries. Both were transported to South Shore Hospital but one rider did not survive. The driver of the truck was not injured and remained at the scene. 

Preliminary investigation indicated the electric bicycle and the truck were traveling in the same direction headed west on Rockland St. when the crash occurred. It was still dark and raining at the time of the crash. 

Rockland St. remained closed at Hull St. and at Canterbury St. until 11:00am. The crash is being investigated by Hingham Police, State Police Detectives assigned to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office and State Troopers from the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section. 

The bicycle rider who died was Yueyi Lin, age 61, of Hingham, MA. The other bicycle rider has been released from the hospital. This crash remains under investigation. ### Contact P.I.O. Lt. Steven Dearth  

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