ME Man Brian Aromando ID’d As Victim In Saturday York Fatal Head-On Motorcycle Collision

YORK COUNTY, ME. (THECOUNT) — Brian Aromando, of Ogunquit, Maine, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday evening motorcycle crash in York County.

Aromando, 57, was killed in a motorcycle collision involving a vehicle Saturday evening near York.

According to reports, Aromando was operating a motorcycle on Route 1 near Logging Road in York, when the bike came into head-on contact with a vehicle around 4:15 p.m. Saturday.

The driver of the vehicle was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

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

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: York County is the southwestern-most county in the U.S. state of Maine, along the state of New Hampshire’s eastern border. It is divided from Strafford County, New Hampshire, by the Salmon Falls River, and the connected tidal estuary—the Piscataqua River – Wikipedia.

REPORT: Valerie Harper NOT IN COMA

*UPDATE: Valerie Harper, HERSELF, denies reports that she’s in a coma after it was widely reported .

“My dear friends and fans!” Harper, 75, began in a Facebook post on Friday evening. “As always, thank you for your amazing support. I am happy to report I am not, nor have I been, in a coma.”

According to a report, Harper had collapsed backstage after performing Nice Work If You Can Get It in Ogunquit, Maine. The Ogunquit Playhouse’s artistic director Branford T. Kenney confirmed that she had been taken to a local hospital “as a precaution”. h/t people

Valerie Harper fell ill on-set and was rushed to the hospital Wednesday night, now reports say, she has fallen into coma.

Harper, 75, was found unconscious in a backstage area of the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, where she was performing in a play, “Nice Work If You Can Get It.”

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The source also says that despite reports saying Harper was discharged from the hospital on Thursday, she was actually taken via med-vac to a larger hospital for further treatment. Continue reading