A New Gloucester man died Wednesday after he was critically injured in a North Yarmouth crash.
Dustin Pepin, 33, was driving a 2023 Kawasaki motorbike north on Grey Street, close to the Mill Street intersection, about 3:31 p.m. when he tried to go a 2004 Ford Econoline van pushed by 74-year-old John Rose of Portland, in keeping with Capt. Kerry Joyce of the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Pepin clipped the entrance driver’s facet of the Econoline, inflicting his motorbike to go onto its facet and skid into the other lane, Joyce mentioned Wednesday night.
Pepin then got here off the bike and continued to skid within the reverse lane, the place he was run over by a 2014 Volkswagen Golf pushed by 60-year-old Lisa Ruhman of Yarmouth, in keeping with Joyce.
Firefighters needed to jack the Golf to free Pepin.
Pepin, who was carrying a helmet, was taken to Maine Medical Middle in Portland, the place he later succumbed to his accidents round 4 p.m., Joyce mentioned.
Pace and impaired driving aren’t thought of elements within the crash, which stays beneath investigation.
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