A man from Old Orchard Beach was killed Thursday morning when he unsafely tried to merge into the passing lane of Interstate 95 in Sidney, according to police.
Miles Ranger, 52, was "driving aggressively" while attempting to merge his pickup into the northbound passing lane in front of another vehicle driven by a Brian Landry, 58, of Fairfield, police said.
Police determined that the unsafe lane change resulted in contact between the two vehicles as the front of Landry’s vehicle connected with the rear corner of Ranger’s pickup truck. Ranger lost control of the truck, which rolled over several times into the median.
Ranger was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the truck.
Ranger was conscious when rescue personnel arrived but was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Landry’s vehicle had minor damage. He was not injured.
The accident remains under investigation.
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