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One dead, two injured in Pembroke car crash

Police said, at the time of the call, life flight was not available to respond.

PEMBROKE, Maine — A crash in Pembroke on Sunday left one person dead and two others in the hospital.

Washington County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Michael Crabtree said the crash happened on Front Street when a Ford Ranger pickup operated by 27-year-old Levi Woodman, of Pembroke struck a tree near the roadway. 

Crabtree said, a passenger in the truck, 59-year-old Perry Shain of Robinston died at the scene. Woodman, the driver. was transported to Calais Regional Hospital with serious injuries and was later transported to Portland by Lifeflight. Another passenger, 39-year-old Rebecca Cushing, of Pembroke was also transported to Calais Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident is unknown at this time. Crabtree said deputies were assisted by Pleasant Point Police Department, the Maine State Police, Denneysville and Pembroke Fire Departments as well as Calais Rescue and Downeast EMS

The Washington County Sheriff's Office and the Maine State Police are investigating the crash.

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