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Woman Seriously Injured After Striking, Killing Moose

Shawna Newton was unable to avoid the moose and crashed into it

Bangor Maine Moose Crash
Maine State Police

Maine State Police say a woman was seriously injured after she crashed into a moose Monday night on I-95 in Howland, killing it.

Shawna Newton, 22, of Bangor, and her passenger, Eric Rizzardini, 32, of Arizona, were traveling south on I-95, according to necn affiliate WCSH.

Newton was unable to avoid the moose and crashed into it, sending her vehicle off the road and into a median.

She was flown to a hospital with serious injuries, but is expected to survive.

Rizzardini was taken to Penobscot Valley Hospital where he was treated and released.

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