BRISTOL, Maine — Deputies in Lincoln County are investigating a deadly New Year’s Eve crash in Bristol.
According to officials, Robert G. Campbell, 39, of New Harbor was driving southbound with a child passenger in his truck on Route 130 when he allegedly crossed the center line into the path of a car driven by Karen McCubbin, 69, of Bristol.
The crash happened at 12:31 p.m., approximately ¾ of a mile south of the Route 129/Route 130 split. Officials said McCubbin was killed in the crash. They said she was not wearing a seatbelt.
Campbell and a 6-year-old boy were taken to Lincoln Health Miles Campus in Damariscotta. They are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Police said Campbell was wearing a seatbelt and the airbags deployed in his car. The child was sitting in a child safety seat.
The medical examiner’s office is expected to determine McCubbin’s exact cause of death.
Investigators said they believe speed and alcohol to be factors in the crash.