STANDISH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - A 13 week old puppy was killed in an accident on the Dow Road in Standish Thanksgiving morning.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department says 24 year old Nicholas Cawood was driving his 2010 Dodge pickup truck when he crashed into several utility poles.

The vehicle then flipped over on its side and caught on fire.

Cawood was able to get out of the car with the help of neighbors and suffered only minor injuries. Power was briefly cut in the area. Cawood has been charged with drunk driving.