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Pedestrian struck and killed on Route 15 in Bucksport

River Road was closed for much of Tuesday afternoon.
River Road was closed for much of the afternoon.
River Road was closed for much of the afternoon.(WABI)
Published: Jul. 28, 2020 at 4:42 PM EDT
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BUCKSPORT, Maine (WABI) - A man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle on the River Road in Bucksport Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, the man was walking along the stretch of road around 2 p.m.

We’re told he is from out-of state.

“It appears at this time he was walking in the breakdown lane on the northbound lane. The vehicle was traveling south and crossed the center line, and struck the pedestrian,” said Bucksport Police Chief, David Winchester.

Police are not releasing any names at this point, but say the driver of the vehicle is a local person and was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

River Road was closed for much of Tuesday afternoon.

We’ll update this story as information becomes available.

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