Two men were killed in a car crash in Vassalboro, Maine, as they fled from Winslow Police early Saturday morning.
Maine State Police confirm the motorist, 32-year-old Ronald Willey of Chelsea, and the passenger, 28-year-old Joseph Knox of Randolph, were killed instantly when the car struck a tree on Bog Road around 1 a.m.
Initial investigation reveals a police sergeant attempted to pull Willey's vehicle over on Bay Street for defective tail lights. The motorist fled from, the scene, initiating a pursuit along Route 32 and then onto Bog Road.
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The sergeant said speeds ranged from 65 to 80 mph. He came upon the wreck moments after it occurred.
The investigation is on-going.