A 60-year-old Auburn woman is dead and several other people are injured after a crash in Lewiston that started with one vehicle rear-ending another.

Lewiston Police responded to the area of Lisbon Street and Scribner Boulevard at approximately 2:40 Wednesday afternoon for a report of a crash involving three vehicles. When they arrived at the scene, they found several people with serious injuries, including Shari Williams, 60, of Auburn. Williams was located in the backseat of a Volvo 70 and succumbed to injuries she suffered during the crash.

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At the last report, all the other injured parties were in stable condition.

An investigation into the circumstances indicates that a Ford F250 pickup truck, driven by a 37-year-old Sabattus man, was traveling inbound on Lisbon, at a high rate of speed. The pickup struck the rear of the Volvo, which was stopped at a traffic light and then propelled the Volvo into a Chevy cargo van.

Police say the pickup's driver has been arrested and is charged with violating probation. More charges are expected, including operating a motor vehicle under suspension.

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