ME Man Aaron Lusk ID’d As Victim In Friday Sebago Fatal Motorcycle Crash

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, ME. (THECOUNT) — Aaron Lusk, of New Gloucester, Maine, has been identified as the victim in a Friday afternoon motorcycle crash in Cumberland County.

Lusk, 31, was killed in a single-motorcycle crash near Sebago Friday afternoon.

According to reports, Lusk was operating a Suzuki motorcycle on Convene Rd in Sebago, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around noon Friday. The bike then entered a culvert, ejecting Lusk.

Lusk was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Cumberland County is a county in the U.S. state of Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 281,674, making it the most populous county in Maine. Its county seat is Portland – Wikipedia.

ME Man James Larner ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Union Fatal Radio Tower Plunge

KNOX COUNTY, ME. (THECOUNT) — James Larner, of Bangor, Maine, has been identified as the victim in a fatal radio tower plunge in Knox County Wednesday afternoon.

Larner, 74, died in a fall from a radio tower in Union Wednesday afternoon.

According to reports, Larner, owner of Tower Services in Bangor, was working on a radio tower, located on Olson Farm Lane in Union, when for unknown reasons, he fell.

Larner was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Police have not found any evidence of foul play.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Knox County is a county located in the state of Maine, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,736. Its county seat is Rockland. The county is named for American Revolutionary War general and Secretary of War Henry Knox, who lived in the county from 1795 until his death in 1806 – Wikipedia.

NH Man Steven K. Allard ID’d As Victim In Sunday Fatal ME Snowmobile Accident Near Moose Lake

ROCKWOOD, ME. (THECOUNT) — Steven Kenneth Allard, of South Hampton, New Hampshire, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Maine snowmobile accident Sunday night.

Allard, 56, was traveling on a snowmobile, when it apparently fell through the ice on Moosehead Lake near Moose River in Maine on Sunday night.

According to officials, Allard and his wife, Tiffany, were operating snowmobiles returning to Rockwood Cottages around 9 p.m. when Allard broke through the ice.

Rescuers pulled Allard from the lake about 10:15 p.m., but he was unresponsive, reports BangorDailyNews.

Attempts to resuscitate Allard were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

The Maine Warden Service, Rockwood Fire and Rescue and U.S. Border Patrol assisted in the rescue.

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Geo quick facts: Rockwood is a village in Somerset County, Maine, United States. The village is centered on the west end of Moosehead Lake, the largest body of freshwater in the state. Rockwood is a gateway to the north country and is located near Mount Kineo – Wikipedia.

ME Man Joseph Tolpin ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Fatal Wells Single-Vehicle Ejection Crash

WELLS, ME. (THECOUNT) — Joseph Tolpin, of Sanford, ME, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday morning crash.

Tolpin, 44, was killed after a Ford Explorer he was driving crashed on 345 Mile Road, in Wells, Maine on Wednesday morning.

According to reports, Toplin was operating an Explorer on 345 Mile Road in Wells, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then entered a marsh area.

Tolpin was ejected from the vehicle during the crash.

There were no other people in the vehicle, reports NewsCenterMaine.

Tolpin was later pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Wells is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Founded in 1643, it is the third-oldest town in Maine. The population in 2010 was 9,589. Wells Beach is a popular summer destination – Wikipedia.

ME Man James ‘Jamie’ Ramsay ID’d As Victim In Sunday Fatal Harpswell Vehicle Crash

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, ME. (THECOUNT) — James Patrick Ramsey, of Bailey Island, ME, has been identified as the victim killed in a Sunday morning pickup truck crash, according to reports.

“Jamie” Ramsey, 48, died in a crash that happened on Harpswell Neck Road around 7 a.m. Sunday.

According to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Ramsey was operating a Dodge Ram pickup truck on Harpswell Neck Road, when he may have suffered a medical episode that caused him to cross centerline and exit the roadway in Cumberland County on Sunday.

Deputies were dispatched to reports of a single-vehicle crash on a stretch of Harpswell Neck Road. When thye arrived, Ramsey’s Dodge was found in the woods.

“It appears as if (there) was some sort of medical event before the crash,” the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release, without specifying further, reports SunJournal.

No further information was provided by officials.

The investigation into the exact cause of the wreck remains open.

Anyone with possible information may contact police at 911.

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Geo quick facts: Harpswell is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, within Casco Bay in the Gulf of Maine. The population was 4,740 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

Baldwin ME Man Ryan Smith ID’d As Victim Killed In Friday Morning Pickup Crash

BALDWIN, ME. (THECOUNT) — Ryan D. Smith, of North Baldwin, Maine, has been identified as the victim killed in a vehicle crash Friday morning, according to reports.

Smith, 25, was killed in crash in Baldwin early Friday morning, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.

Reports say, Smith was operating his For Ranger 4X4 pickup truck around 12:30 a.m. Friday on Bridgton Road, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway.

The vehicle then struck a grouping of tree before coming to a rest.

Smith became entrapped within the vehicle.

He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies say speed played a factor in the violent crash, reports WGME.

The crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Baldwin is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,525 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Portland–South Portland–Biddeford, Maine, metropolitan statistical area – Wikipedia.

ME Man Shane Brown ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Fatal Bangor ATV Crash Near Airport

BANGOR, ME. (THECOUNT) — Shane Brown, of Hermon, Maine, has been identified as the victim killed in an ATV crash in Bangor on Wednesday evening, according to reports.

Brown, 31, was operating an ATV when he was involved in a fatal crash on Wednesday around 4:30 p.m., says the Bangor PD.

Bangor Police say, Brown was operating an ATV along with another individual on Banair Road, near the Bangor International Airport, when they were involved in a wreck. Both riders were thrown from the 4-wheeler during the violent crash.

Brown was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

The identity and the extent of the surviving person’s injuries were not provided by officials.

The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. and a part of Banair Road was closed for several hours Wednesday evening as Bangor Police reconstructed the accident scene, reports NewsCenterMaine.

Bangor Police Dept. Criminal Investigation Division is working with ART to determine the cause of the crash, according to officials.

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Geo quick facts: Bangor is a city in Maine. On Main Street, a towering statue of folkloric lumberjack Paul Bunyan hints at Bangor’s former status as a timber hub. The Maine Discovery Museum has hands-on exhibits on nature, science and the arts, geared to kids. Nearby, the University of Maine Museum of Art focuses on modern and contemporary works. To the north, Bangor City Forest is crossed by trails and inhabited by beaver and deer – wikipedia.

ME Man Austin Eugley ID’d As Victim In Thursday Fatal South Bristol Crash ‘Passenger Missing’

SOUTH BRISTOL, ME. (THECOUNT) — Austin Eugley has been identified as the victim in a fatal ME-129 crash in South Bristol Thursday night, according to reports.

Eugley, 21, was killed in a crash Thursday night and officials say they are still looking for his passenger who was “missing” from the ME-129 crash scene as of Friday.

A passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash was later identified as Adrian Phaenephom. Phaenephom, 19, reportedly fled the crash scene for unknown reasons. Police say he may be injured. He had not been located as of Friday morning.

According to reports, Eugley was operating a vehicle approaching a curve around 9:30 p.m, when the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then entered a culvert causing it to roll over and collide with a substantial tree, officials with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said.

Eugley was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

Four other people, between the ages of 18 and 20, were in the car at the time of the crash, reports WMTW.

Three other passengers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Deputies said speed is a factor in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on the case should contact police immediately at 911.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember ‘beautiful soul,’ Eugley:

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Geo quick facts: South Bristol is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. The population was 892 at the 2010 census. A fishing and resort area, South Bristol includes the villages of Walpole and Christmas Cove, the latter at Rutherford Island. The town has three nature preserves – Wikipedia.

Maine Father Says Arrested Wife Kim Nelligan ‘Rubbed Fentanyl’ On Now Deceased Baby’s Gums To ‘Help Her Sleep’

BANGOR, ME. (THECOUNT) — Kimberly Nelligan has been identified as the Bangor, Maine mother accused of the murder of her young child, according to reports.

Nelligan, 33, was arrested Tuesday in the death of her 1-year-old daughter after being accused of rubbing synthetic heroin on the girl’s gums to “help her sleep,” court documents revealed Wednesday.

Nelligan appeared in court Wednesday and pleaded not guilty to charges of child endangerment and drug possession, the Bangor Daily News reports.

Her daughter little Jordynn, was found unresponsive at home in October, 2018 and was pronounced dead at an area hospital, WCSH reports.

The Maine medical examiner later determined that she died of acute intoxication from the powerful, synthetic opioid fentanyl.

The Bangor Daily News reports that the child’s father told police he saw Nelligan apply the residue to the little girl’s gums more than a dozen times when she had trouble falling asleep. She allegedly told him that she would never hurt the girl on purpose, and that she had done the same thing with their two older children when they were younger, reports PIX11.

The medical examiner’s office concluded that Jordynn directly ingested the fentanyl that killed her, the paper reports.

Nelligan is currently being held without bail at the Penobscot County Jail. She is due back in court Nov. 12.

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Geo quick facts: Bangor is a city in Maine. On Main Street, a towering statue of folkloric lumberjack Paul Bunyan hints at Bangor’s former status as a timber hub. The Maine Discovery Museum has hands-on exhibits on nature, science and the arts, geared to kids. Nearby, the University of Maine Museum of Art focuses on modern and contemporary works. To the north, Bangor City Forest is crossed by trails and inhabited by beaver and deer. Maine, the northeasternmost U.S. state, is known for its rocky coastline, maritime history and nature areas like the granite and spruce islands of Acadia National Park. Moose are plentiful in Baxter State Park, home to Mt. Katahdin, endpoint of the Appalachian Trail. Lighthouses such as the candy-striped beacon at West Quoddy Head, dot the coast, as do lobster shacks and sandy beaches like Ogunquit and Old Orchard – wikipedia.

ME Explosion Monday Morning Injures Multiple At Leap Inc Facility In Farmington

FARMINGTON, ME. (THECOUNT) — Multiple people are said to have been injured following an explosion at a facility for that serves people with disabilities Monday morning in Farmington, according to reports.

Farmington Police and the Farmington Fire Dept. responded to reports of a major explosion occurring before 8:30 a.m. on Monday at Leap Inc. facility, located at 313 Farmington Falls Rd, in Farmington, ME.

Multiple crews are responding to the explosion including a helicopter.

Officials are asking drivers to avoid the area of Farmington Falls Road.

No word yet on how many people have been injured or the extent of their injuries, reports NewsCenterMaine.

Viewers from as far as Summer and Mt. Vernon, Maine tell NEWS CENTER Maine they heard the explosion.

According to their website, Leap Inc. supports people with developmental, cognitive and intellectual disabilities to be actively involved in their home communities. Leap provides a variety of supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our programs are successful through building strong relationships of trust, valuing the individuality of each situation and person we serve, and supporting the families in our communities.

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Geo quick facts: Farmington is a town in and the county seat of Franklin County, Maine, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 7,760. Farmington is home to the University of Maine at Farmington, the Nordica Memorial Auditorium, the Homestead, and the annual Farmington Fair. Maine, the northeasternmost U.S. state, is known for its rocky coastline, maritime history and nature areas like the granite and spruce islands of Acadia National Park. Moose are plentiful in Baxter State Park, home to Mt. Katahdin, endpoint of the Appalachian Trail. Lighthouses such as the candy-striped beacon at West Quoddy Head, dot the coast, as do lobster shacks and sandy beaches like Ogunquit and Old Orchard – Wikipedia.