A 43-year-old man from Presque Isle died after being hit by a truck on Route 1 in Blaine on Wednesday night.

Police: Pedestrian was “Walking in the Travel Way”

The Maine State Police Troop F said Joshua Morse was “walking in the travel way” around 9:44 pm when he was struck by 41-year-old Wayne Field from Blaine.

Truck Driver “Slammed on His Brakes”

Field was going north on Route 1 in a Chevy 2500. Police said he “slammed on his brakes but could not avoid striking Morse.”

Maine State Police
Maine State Police

Pedestrian Died at the Scene, Driver was Uninjured

Morse died at the scene with “significant injuries.” The Mars Hill Fire Department and Central Aroostook Ambulance assisted Maine State Trooper Laney Merchant, Sgt. Josh Haines and Cpl. Nick Casavant. Field was not injured. The crash is under investigation.

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