Police Release Identities Of Teens Injured In Deadly Unity Crash
Police have released the identities of two teenagers who were hurt in a wreck in Unity that took the life of a 20-year-old Clinton man.
Harold Fickett III of Clifton was killed when the pickup truck he was riding in struck a utility pole off Route 9 just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety, said in a news release Wednesday morning.
Two 17-year-old boys were also hurt in the crash.
In a second release Wednesday afternoon, McCausland identified those boys as Tyler Cherry of Swanville, the driver of the vehicle, and Eric Bowen of Searsport, a second passenger in the truck.
Cherry and Bowen were taken to Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast with non-life threatening injuries. Cherry was later transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.
A chocolate Labrador retriever named Josie went missing after running away from the crash site. In the second release, McCausland said the dog has been located and is in good condition.
Police said the truck was owned by Cherry’s mother. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.