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Police say driver that struck pedestrian likely had a medical event

The investigation continues.
River Road was closed for much of the afternoon.
River Road was closed for much of the afternoon.(WABI)
Published: Jul. 29, 2020 at 11:27 AM EDT
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BUCKSPORT, Maine (WABI) - Bucksport police are investigating a fatal crash that happened on River Road Tuesday afternoon.

Police tell TV5 that the driver, who is from Orland, likely had a medical event causing his vehicle to cross the centerline and into the breakdown lane before coming to rest in a ditch.

As it traveled toward the ditch it hit 47-year-old Stephen Lemon of Minnesota who was walking along the road.

The driver was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Police have interviewed some witnesses who saw what took place.

The investigation continues.

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