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1 dead in crash in northern Maine

July 8, 2018

CROSS LAKE TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a Fort Kent man has died in a single vehicle crash in Cross Lake Township.

Police say 38-year-old Mark Paradis was killed Saturday when his pickup truck went off the road and hit some trees. He was not wearing a seatbelt. Police say it appears that Paradis likely had fallen asleep.

An investigation is continuing.

The crash caused some trees to fall on power lines, causing a brief power outage in the area.

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This story has been corrected to show that the deceased was 38 years old, not 28.

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