According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety, a 15 year old boy was killed in a Sunday morning motor vehicle crash.

The crash happened on Weld Road, which is also known as Route 156.

While his name has not yet been released, we do know that the deceased teen was from Dixfield.

Injured in the crash were 18-year-old Charlie Billings of Carthage, who was also a passenger in the vehicle.  and the driver, 18-year-old Benjamin Carrol of Dixfield.  Both were taken to Franklin Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.

According to the press released:

Preliminary investigative information suggests that Carrol, who was driving a 2002 Nissan Maxima went off the right side of the roadway and struck several large trees. Speed is being considered as a contributing factor in this crash, however, it is still under investigation by the Maine State Police Crash Reconstruction Team.

Our thoughts are with all those involved.

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