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Woman Dies in Maine Turnpike Crash

Investigators will interview the truck driver and examine the truck for possible mechanical malfunctions

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    Woman Dies in Maine Turnpike Crash

    Police say a woman from Rhode Island on the way to her summer home in Maine died in a collision on the Maine Turnpike in Kittery when a tractor-trailer crashed through guardrails, crossed a median and hit her SUV head on.

    Police tell the Portland Press Herald that 59-year-old Christine Anderson of Smithfield, Rhode Island, was driving north at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday when the southbound truck went of control. Anderson died instantly.

    Police say she and her husband own property in Rangeley.

    The tractor-trailer driver was identified as 58-year-old Daniel Dunlea of Londonderry, New Hampshire. He was hauling recycled paper products.

    Investigators will interview the truck driver and examine the truck for possible mechanical malfunctions.

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