Police ID Victim of Fatal Crash in Ellsworth [UPDATE]
One person is dead following a crash on the Bucksport Road in Ellsworth.
The accident happened at approximately 5:30 Sunday evening at the intersection of Dollard Farm Way and Bucksport Road. Ellsworth Police say two people were entrapped in one of two vehicles involved in the head-on collision. As a result of the crash, Ellen Strathman of Ellsworth, 26, died at the scene. Strathman was alone in her vehicle.
The operator and passenger of the second vehicle were taken to Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital, where they were treated and released with minor injuries. The Bucksport Road was closed for two hours.
Ellsworth Police continue to investigate the crash. They were assisted at the scene by the Ellsworth Fire Department, Northern Light transport, and the Hancock County Sheriff's Department.
We'll update this story as more details become available.