January 18, 2013

Man killed in single-vehicle crash in Franklin

The Associated Press

FRANKLIN — Maine state police say a 23-year-old man was killed when a sports utility vehicle missed a curve and crashed into woods in the eastern Maine town of Franklin.

Brennon Potter, of Franklin and Deer Isle, died at the scene of the crash, which was discovered Friday around 9:30 a.m. Friday by a nearby resident.

Police said Potter's 1969 Ford Bronco crossed the center line at a curve, struck a guardrail, overturned and came to rest against a tree in the woods. Potter was not wearing a seat belt.

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