One Person is Dead After a Head-On Crash in Washington County
A Machias woman was killed on Tuesday in a head-on collision in Jonesboro.
Have Police Released the Identity of the Victim?
Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss says Diana O'Neal, 68, of Machias died at the scene of the crash.
It was approximately 12:45 Tuesday afternoon when two vehicles collided on Route 1 in Jonesboro, near the Columbia Falls line. An initial investigation into the circumstances of the crash indicate that a Chevrolet pickup truck driven by Lenore Faulkingham, 69, of Whitneyville was traveling east when her vehicle crossed the center line. Her pickup struck a Subaru Forester, driven by Tammy O'Neal, 62, of Machias. O'Neal's sister, Diana O'Neal, was a passenger in the vehicle and died in the crash.
Was Anyone Else Hurt in the Crash?
Faulkingham and her 15-year-old grandson were transported to Downeast Community Hospital in Machias to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. Tammy O'Neal was also treated for non-life threatening injuries at the hospital.
Maine State Police continue to investigate this crash.