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Maine State Police: Man Dies After Car Hits a Utility Pole

Fitzherbert, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected and died at the scene of the crash.

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    Maine State Police: Man Dies After Car Hits a Utility Pole

    The Maine State Police say a man was killed after losing control of his car and hitting a utility pole in the town of Wayne.

    Police say 35-year-old Michael Fitzherbert, of Hartford, was traveling north on Route 133 at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday when his car went off the right side of the roadway, struck the pole and came to rest on its roof.

    Fitzherbert, who was not wearing a seat belt, was partially ejected and died at the scene of the crash.

    Maine Route 133 was closed for three hours after the crash.

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    Police say the preliminary investigation suggests speed was a contributing factor in the crash.

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