Icy Road Blamed in Crash That Kills Fort Kent Man
Fort Kent police have identified a man who was killed in a single-vehicle accident early Sunday morning in Fort Kent.
The crash happened just before 7 a.m. on South Perley Brook Road near Little Black Lake. Police Chief Tom Pelletier said 47-year-old Scott Boucher of Fort Kent failed to negotiate a curve after hitting a patch of black ice. His pickup truck went off the road, down and embankment and struck a tree.
Fort Kent Police, Fort Kent Fire Department and Maine State Police all responded to the scene.
Boucher was pronounced dead at the scene. Police determined that slippery roads led to the crash.