UPDATE- At Least Four People Dead After Three Accidents This Weekend
Three car crashes killed four people in central Maine yesterday.
In Union just after midnight, two teenagers, 17-year-old Caleb Byras of Litchfield and 16-year-old Kara Brewer of Rockland, lost their lives on Wotten's Mill Road when they did not stop for police. The car for speeding on route 17, but the car sped up. The officer lost it when it turned down the Wotten's Mill Road. The officer pulled back but later found the crash about two miles down the road. The teens had hit a tree, splitting the vehicle in two. A third person, a 17-year-old girl, survived and was taken to the hospital.
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In Sidney on Sunday afternoon, a two-vehicle crash on Route 27 in Sidney killed 53-year-old Sherry Turner of Jay. The vehicle she and an 8-year-old boy were in, an S-10 pickup, crossed the center line collided with a Toyota Tundra.
Turner's vehicle rolled over in a ditch and caught fire. A good Samaritan went to the burning vehicle and pulled the boy out. Moments later, the pickup exploded with the woman still inside.
The Tundra was operated by Robert Rice, 55, of Windsor. He suffered no serious injuries while his passenger, Raymond Rice, 52, received a broken bone in his leg.
In Benton, one person was confirmed dead at an accident on Route 139. No further details were available.