Police Investigate Fiery, Fatal Crash in Bar Harbor
One person is dead after a fiery crash on the Gilbert Farm Road in Bar Harbor early Sunday morning.
Police responded to the single-vehicle crash at about 1:45 a.m. The 2000 Ford pickup truck was eastbound when it left the road and struck a large group of trees, according to a news release from the Bar Harbor Police Department.
As a result of the crash, the pickup caught fire. The lone occupant of the vehicle was discovered inside in the driver's seat.
The Medical Examiner’s Office will be assisting in identifying the operator.
The Bar Harbor Police Department was assisted by the Mount Desert and Ellsworth Police Departments, Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Fire Department, and the Fire Marshal’s Office.
We'll have more on this story as information becomes available.