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Driver loses control, rolls over, hits tree, hydrant

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A rollover crash on Brick Kiln Road in Falmouth shut down the road on Wednesday. A rollover crash on Brick Kiln Road in Falmouth shut down the road on Wednesday.

The brutal wintry conditions caused problems on the roads early Wednesday.

A rollover crash in Falmouth on Brick Kiln Road happened in the midst of the blizzard-like conditions at about 6 a.m.

The driver of a 2001 Jeep Cherokee lost control while trying to make a turn, rolled over, struck a fire hydrant and at least one tree.

The driver, a 43-year-old woman had to be extricated from the car. She was transported to Falmouth Hospital with minor injuries.  A 19-year-old passenger in the car was not hurt.

Police said road conditions and visibility from the snow contributed to the crash. The road was closed for a short time.

The crash remains under investigation.

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