Early Morning Fatal Accident in Ellsworth

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Ellsworth, Maine (WABI) Part of Route 3 in Ellsworth is closed at this hour, due to a car crash that killed the driver.

The name of the victim has not been released.

According to authorities, a vehicle hit a tree just before 4 a.m.

It happened near High Street, just past the Marden's store.

Route 3 is expected to be shut down for the next few hours between Ellsworth and Bar Harbor.

Police are now reconstructing the accident scene.