Police: Man dead following crashed caused by bad weather
WINTHROP, Maine (AP) — Maine officials say a man is dead after bad weather caused two vehicles to crash into each other.
Winthrop police say the crash occurred on Route 202 in Winthrop Wednesday morning. The driver of a pickup truck heading east lost control of the vehicle and crashed head-on into an oncoming flatbed truck.
Police say the pickup truck’s passenger, 24-year-old Connor King of Mechanic Falls, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the pickup, 51-year-old Donald King, and the two passengers of the flatbed truck — Alfred and Thelma Parks — were taken to an area hospital.
The crash is still under investigation. The roads had been covered in snow since early morning as a storm moved through the region.