1 Person is Dead and 1 Hurt after a Crash on Exeter Rd in Corinth
The Penobscot County Sheriff's Department says road conditions may have contributed to a fatal crash in Corinth.
Officials say the Penobscot Regional Communications Center received a 911 call just after 6:00 Monday morning of a two-vehicle crash in Corinth. Emergency personnel responded to the Exeter Road and found a two-vehicle head-on crash involving a GMC pick-up truck and a Kia Sorento passenger car. The 59-year-old male who had been driving the Kia was deceased and the 69-year-old man who had been driving the pick-up truck was injured. He was transported to Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center by Mayo Ambulance with serious injuries.
The names of the two drivers have not been released, pending notification of family.
An initial inspection of the scene indicated that icy roads were a factor in the crash. Forensic mapping and crash reconstruction is being conducted by the Penobscot County Sheriff's Office.
This crash remains under investigation.
We'll update this story as more details become available.