A Princeton man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Washington County.

Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss says State Police were called to the scene on Main Street in Princeton just after 5:30 Saturday evening. When Troopers arrived, they found 59-year-old Peter Leighton deceased.

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An initial investigation indicates that Leighton's Ford F-150 was traveling in the southbound lane when he crossed the centerline and went off the road, striking a tree. Police say it appears Leighton may have suffered a medical event prior to the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

Assisting Maine State Police at the scene were the Indian Township Police Department, Indian Township Fire/Rescue, Princeton Fire Department, Baileyville Fire Departmetn, and Bohann's Towing.

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