A Brewer man died in a motorcycle crash on Kenduskeag Avenue in Bangor over the weekend.

Have Police Identified the Driver?

Bangor Police say Drew Baker, 24, of Brewer died at the scene of the crash.

How Did the Crash Happen?

Sergeant Jason McAmbley says officers responded to the scene of the single motorcycle crash at around 10:45 Saturday night. An investigation into the circumstances of the crash indicated that Baker was traveling out of downtown Bangor when he made an incomplete right turn from Harlow Street onto Kenduskeag Avenue. The bike left its lane, crossed into the oncoming lane, and then left the roadway, before striking construction scaffolding that was set up in front of a house.

Were There Contributing Factors?

Officials discovered that Baker was Facetiming on his cellphone at the time of the crash.  He was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene. An autopsy is planned to determine if alcohol was a factor.

Our condolences to Mr. Baker's family and friends.

We'll update this story as more details become available. 


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