Millinocket snowmobiler dies after crashing into logging truck
A Millinocket man died in a snowmobiling crash on Tuesday afternoon.
John Michaud, 60, had been northbound on ITS 85 on his 2018 Ski Doo Enduro 900 Turbo when he did not cease at a street crossing, in accordance with Mark Latti, a spokesperson for the Maine Division of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.
Michaud was struck by a logging truck that had been westbound on Grand Lake Street, in accordance with Latti.
Ronald Campbell III, 51, of Patten was unable deliver his empty 2001 Kenworth tractor trailer to a full cease when he noticed Michaud due to icy street circumstances, and struck the snowmobiler as he was crossing the street.
“Riders ought to all the time come to a whole cease earlier than coming into any roadway, and all the time search for oncoming autos,” stated Recreation Warden Lieutenant Tom Ward.
Michaud, who had been sporting a helmet, died on the scene of the crash.
The circumstances of the crash stay below investigation.
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