2017-02-25 / State/Regional

Turnpike crash kills Turner driver

ASSOCIATED PRESS

AUBURN (AP) — Police say a woman has died following a two-vehicle crash on the Maine Turnpike in Auburn.

They say a pickup truck collided with a sedan operated by 48-year-old Crystal Hewitt, of Turner early Friday.

She died at Central Maine Medical Center. A passenger in her vehicle was treated and released from a hospital. The accident happened on northbound Washington Street at the intersection with Exit 75.

The driver of the pickup, 57-year-old James Bannister, also of Turner, was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are investigating.

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