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Crash on remote road leaves 1 man dead

October 11, 2018

TOWNSHIP 34, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say one man died in a crash on a remote rural road.

Police say 53-year-old Gary Haskell died late Wednesday morning when his pick-up went off a rural road in Township 34 in Hancock County. His truck hit a number of trees and overturned on its roof.

Lowell, Maine resident Haskell died at the scene and sustained severe trauma and injuries.

His 47-year-old female passenger was transported to Eastern Maine Medical Centers for non-life-threatening injuries. Police say that Haskell and the passenger weren’t wearing seatbelts.

Police say it appears alcohol and speed were factors in the crash.

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