3 killed in Cornville crash


AUGUSTA -State Police say a third person has died following a head on collision tonight in Cornville of two SUVs. The dead are all males: a teenager and two men in their 20s. The lone survivor is also a man in his 20s and was the driver of the vehicle that was in the wrong lane and had just passed two motorcycles.

Troopers said the motorcycle operators told them the vehicle was going at a high rate of speed.

The survivor is undergoing emergency surgery at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. The third person to die in this crash also was taken to EMMC and died shortly after his arrival at the hospital. The two others were killed instantly.

The collision took place near the intersection of the Bowman Road, just after 8 p.m. Troopers remain at the scene and the bodies have not been removed at this hour.