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Police: Man Fell Asleep at the Wheel in Fatal Crash

Police in Livermore, Maine, are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident.

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    Police: Man Fell Asleep at the Wheel in Fatal Crash
    Maine State Police

    Police in Livermore, Maine, are investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident.

    Initial investigation reveals that the operator of a Chevy Blazer fell asleep and crossed the center line on Federal Road, striking a Dodge Caravan head-on just after midnight on Sunday.

    The passenger in the Caravan, Gary Chadburn, 46, was pronounced dead on scene. The operator, Thomas Ryan, 79, was transported to Central Maine Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.

    The operator of the blazer, Matthew Bussiere, 27, was treated for non-life-threatening injuries..

    Bussiere has not been charged. 

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