JONESPORT — A Jonesport man is dead following a crash in that eastern Maine town.

Lt. Travis Willey of the Washington County Sheriff’s Department tells WABI-TV that 56-year-old Randy Thistlewood was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash Sunday morning on Main Street.

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Police say Thistlewood was speeding, lost control and began to skid. Thistlewood’s car crossed the center line and hit a truck travelling in the other direction.

The driver of the truck had minor injuries and called 911 to report the accident.