East Falmouth man killed after car crashes into tree

He was transported to Falmouth Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

An 82-year-old man was killed after his car crashed into a tree in Falmouth Friday morning, police said.

Frank Rose, an East Falmouth resident, was driving north on Thomas B. Landers Road, between Geggatt and Turner roads, when his car slid off the road and crashed into a tree around 8:30 a.m., according to a Falmouth police statement.

Officials believe Rose suffered a “medical event’’ just before the crash.