Maine State Police say a woman was killed this afternoon when her car struck a tractor trailer along Route 25 in the Oxford County town of Porter. The cab of the pickup truck then burst into flames. 

Route 25, Ossipee Trail, Kezar Falls, Porter, Maine/Google

State spokesman Steve McCausland  says the woman was 50-year-old Donna-Lee Zahn of Parsonsfield. The driver of the tractor trailer was 32-year-old Gary Runnells of Canaan.

The head-on crash took place about a half mile from the Kezar Falls Bridge near the Ossipee River about 12:30 pm.



Runnells was hauling wood chips and escaped injury. A section of Route 25 and US Route 160 in the area known locally as Ossipee Trail was closed for several hours and detours were set up around the crash site. A team of troopers have been investigating the crash.