Man walking to Brewer church struck by tractor-trailer

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BREWER (AP) — Police said a 74-year-old man walking across a Brewer street on his way to church has been struck and seriously injured by a tractor-trailer.

The victim was crossing South Main Street on his way to St. Theresa’s Roman Catholic Church at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday when he was hit by the truck.

The truck stopped at the scene.

The victim was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor with serious injuries.

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Neither his name nor the trucker’s name was immediately made public.

The crash remains under investigation but police said preliminary indications are that speed and alcohol were not factors.

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