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Man Charged in Firefighter's Death Released on $5K Bail

Paul Dennehy pleaded not guilty on Monday to drunken driving and other charges

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    Man Charged in Firefighter's Death Released on $5K Bail
    David G. Curran

    A Cape Cod man who prosecutors say was behind the wheel of a vehicle that struck and killed a veteran Westfield firefighter has been released on $5,000 bail.

    Paul Dennehy pleaded not guilty on Monday to drunken driving and other charges. The 55-year-old Yarmouth resident declined to talk to reporters as he left Barnstable District Court after his arraignment.

    Investigators say Dennehy was driving a van that struck 62-year-old Kevin Regan and Lynda Cavanaugh Saturday night as they crossed Route 28 after dinner at a Yarmouth restaurant.

    Cavanaugh was injured and flown to a Boston hospital for treatment.

    Regan was a 43-year veteran of the Westfield fire department. His sister is the city's fire chief.

    Regan was remembered by colleagues as a dedicated firefighter and a loyal friend.

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