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One dead in Frankfort crash

Oct 16, 2020

Frankfort —

A man died after his truck struck a tree Thursday evening Oct. 15.

According to a press release from Waldo County Chief Deputy Jason Trundy, Jesse Skillings, 21, of Frankfort, was pronounced deceased at the scene by Winterport Ambulance emergency personnel. He was the sole occupant in the vehicle.

Skillings was traveling west on Stream Road at approximately 6:55 p.m. when he struck a mailbox, crossed the road and struck a tree on the opposite side.

Emergency service personnel were dispatched to the scene from the Winterport and West Frankfort fire departments, Winterport Ambulance and the Sheriff’s Office.

Police said the investigation is ongoing, but the initial assessment indicates speed and alcohol may have been factors in the crash.

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Comments (1)
Posted by: from the kitchen | Oct 17, 2020 17:27

At least he was alone.

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