It has been reported by the Portland Press Herald that Vincent Oates, 51, the father of the 8 year old by that was killed in a car crash in Standish has also passed away. Vincent Oates was the driving the car that was hit by an oncoming car that skidded across the center line on route 35.

The fatal crash happened yesterday morning on Chadbourne Road in Standish.

According to WABI, it was a two car accident, though the sole driver of the other vehicle, 31 year old Brian Whiton, was treated and released at the scene. In the other car, 8 year old Owen Oates, died at the scene. The three other occupants of the vehicle were transported to Maine Medical Center and remain in critical condition.

The three transported to the hospital were, Kerry Oates, 46, Vincent Oates, 51 and Danilo Warrick, 75.

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