Police: Maine man dead following crashed caused by bad weather

WINTHROP, Maine (AP) — Maine officials say a man is dead after bad weather caused two vehicles to crash into each other.

Winthrop police say the crash occurred on Route 202 in Winthrop Wednesday morning. The driver of a pickup truck heading east lost control of the vehicle and crashed head-on into an oncoming flatbed truck.

Police say the pickup truck’s passenger, 24-year-old Connor King of Mechanic Falls, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup, 51-year-old Donald King, and the two passengers of the flatbed truck — Alfred and Thelma Parks — were taken to an area hospital.

The crash is still under investigation. The roads had been covered in snow since early morning as a storm moved through the region.


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