FREEPORT — A 24-year-old Freeport woman died this morning in a single-car crash on U.S. Route 1.

Miriam L. Urquhart was driving south in a Subaru Legacy around 8:24 a.m. when she apparently lost control of the vehicle and crashed into trees on the west side of U.S. Route 1.

Urquhart was trapped in the vehicle, and was pronounced dead by emergency responders at the scene, according to a media release from the Freeport Police Department.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash. A reconstructionist from the Brunswick Police Department has examined the scene of the crash. U.S. Route 1 was closed from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., and is now open.

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