WASHINGTON COUNTY, ME. (THECOUNT) — John Gagner of Baileyville, Maine, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday vehicle crash in Washington County.

Gagner, 43, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Princeton late Wednesday morning.


According to reports Gagner was operating a pickup truck on Highway 1 in Princeton, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 11 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then came into contact with a substantial tree.

Gagner ws pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of the 2010 census, its population was 32,856, making it the third-least populous county in Maine. Its county seat is Machias. The county was established on June 25, 1789. It borders the Canadian province of New Brunswick – Wikipedia.