Driver charged in fatal single-car crash
Jul. 10, 2018
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who police say was drunk when he caused a crash that killed a man and injured another person has been arrested.
The Sun Journal reports 18-year-old Ethyn Boutte, formerly of Dixfield, was arrested Monday and charged with aggravated operating under the influence of alcohol resulting in death.
Maine State Police say a car driven by Boutte went out of control and struck a tree on May 31 in Weld. Nineteen-year-old Griffyn Smith, of Dixfield, was killed in the crash. A second passenger, a 17-year-old girl, was injured.
Smith was a graduate of Dirigo High School in Dixfield and the others are students at the school.
Boutte was released on $2,500 bail. He is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 25.
Information from: Sun-Journal, http://www.sunjournal.com