Sunday, June 14, 2015

Slow Saturday Special: Darcey is Dead

"Wellesley High graduate among two killed in North End crash" by Laura Crimaldi and Sara DiNatale Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent  June 12, 2015

A graduate of Wellesley High School was among two men killed in a North End crash involving a BMW convertible that overturned early Friday, authorities said.

John Connor Darcey, 21, once Wellesley’s star lacrosse player, died in the crash, said two law enforcement officials briefed on the case and a school official, who all asked not to be identified because they were not authorized to speak publicly on the crash.

Darcey and a 27-year-old man were pronounced dead at the scene. A third person survived the 2:45 a.m. crash on Commercial Street, Boston police said.

The survivor, who is 21 and also a graduate of Wellesley High School, was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital, said Officer Rachel McGuire, a Boston police spokeswoman....