Yesterday morning, Nov. 14, a 15-year-old male from Dixfield was killed in a crash on Weld Rd. (Route 156) in Phillips.
18-year-old Charlie Billings of Carthage, and the driver, 18-year-old Benjamin Carrol of Dixfield were both transported to Franklin Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
According to the Maine State Police, 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.