The 21-year-old driver of a pickup and his two teenage passengers are dead followng a crash in the midcoast town of Hope Monday night.

State Police say Daniel Dodge II, of Hope, died as did his passengers Misti Leach, 14 of South Thomaston and Katie Kelly, 17 of Rockland.

Dodge lost control of the truck on Barnestown Road at 10:45 p.m., State Police said. The truck rolled over and slid on its side into a tree.

Leach, an eighth grader and Kelly, who attends Rockland High School, were killed instantly, police said. Dodge died at the scene after being extricated from the wreckage.

Knox County Sheriff’s deputies and officers from the Camden and Rockland police departments responded with State Police as did rescue workers from several nearby communities.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.