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4 killed, 4 injured in Maine car crash

June 10, 2018

Firefighters and police work the scene of a multi fatal car accident Saturday, June 9, 2018, on Portland Street in Berwick, Maine. (Shawn St. Hilaire /Foster's Daily Democrat via AP)

BERWICK, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say four people have been killed and four others injured in a two-car crash.

Berwick police say on Facebook that three people died at the scene and one was pronounced dead at a hospital. It happened around 1:30 p.m. Saturday on Route 4.

The four injured people are being treated at local hospitals. A police spokesman says one is in critical condition.

The road, which was closed for several hours, has reopened.

Berwick is a small town of about 7,000 in southern Maine, just west of some of the state’s popular beach communities.

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