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School Bus Crash

| March 21, 2014

Aroostook County Sheriff’s Deputies were called around 8:00 a.m. on Friday to a single vehicle crash on Route 2 in Molunkus. A school bus driven by 75-year-old Marilyn Hersom, of Kingman, was southbound on Route 2 when the driver lost control on slippery roads. The bus hit a large snow bank head on, spun sideways and […]

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Stolen Vehicle Involved in Hit-and-Run

| March 10, 2014

Monday afternoon, at approximately 2:45 P.M., Maine State Police received a report of a hit and run crash on Route 1 in Monticello.  23-year old James Keaton of Houlton was traveling on Route 1 when he attempted to pass a vehicle driven by 54-year old John Stevens of Millinocket.  Keaton struck Stevens’ mirror causing damage […]

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Lac-Megantic Train Carrying Oil More Volatile Than Advertised.

| March 6, 2014

OTTAWA – The Transportation Safety Board says formal lab tests confirm the train that crashed and exploded in Lac-Megantic, Que., last summer was carrying oil that was more volatile than advertised. The board says it was actually as flammable as gasoline. The board took oil samples from nine tank cars that were intact after the […]

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Hodgdon Crash

| March 4, 2014

Maine State Police responded to a single motor vehicle crash early Monday afternoon on Route 2A in Hodgdon.  34 year old Maurice Boyce of Hodgdon was traveling south in a 1998 GMC Jimmy when he attempted to pass two vehicles.  After passing the first vehicle, Boyce saw a vehicle traveling northbound in the opposite lane.  […]

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Man Dies After Striking Utility Pole

| February 21, 2014

CHINA, Maine (AP) – Maine State Police say a 22-year-old man has died after the car he was driving crashed into a utility pole. Jordan Maroon from Winslow was found dead at the scene. The accident happened at about 4:30 a.m. Friday in the town of China. Police said Maroon entered a left-hand curve and […]

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