A 23-year-old Fort Kent woman died at the hospital Monday after suffering critical injuries when her vehicle struck a moose last weekend on Interstate 95.

The mother of Maya Linnell told the Fiddlehead Focus Thursday that her daughter died at Maine Medical Center.

She was life-flighted to the Portland hospital after her car collided with a moose early Saturday morning on Interstate 95 near Howland.

“She played many instruments, but loved violin the most. She loved jokes and was a master of puns," her mother said. "She loved origami — my desk is covered with folded pieces of paper she would leave for me.”

A public memorial service will be held at the Senior Center in Fort Kent on Saturday, July 22.

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