UPDATE:

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — Police have identified the victim in a head-on collision between a tractor-trailer and a car in Skowhegan, Maine.

Police say 39-year-old Jeremy Garland, of Skowhegan, was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Route 2. The 21-year-old truck driver was treated and released from a local hospital.

Police say it appears that the car drifted across the center line and into the path of the tractor-trailer.

ORIGINAL STORY:

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — Police in central Maine say a person died as a result of a head-on collision involving a tractor-trailer and a car.

Skowhegan police chief David Bucknam says the fatal crash took place about three miles from downtown Skowhegan. The crash was reported at about 1:35 p.m. on Tuesday.

The Morning Sentinel reports the crash involved a small, four-door passenger car and the commercial trailer. The crash caused both lanes of Route 2 to be closed to traffic.

Police have not identified the people involved in the crash.