A Belmont man was killed after his vehicle crossed the center line and collided with an oncoming dump truck.

This morning (Aug. 5) Maine State Police responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on route 3 in Morrill.

Nicholas Day, 34, from Belmont, was traveling west on route 3 and crossed the center line into an oncoming loaded dump truck. Day was determined to be deceased on scene. The operator of the dump truck was a Eugene Hyde, 31, from Wilton.

Route 3 was shut down for 8 hours. Local fire departments assisted with traffic being rerouted.

Speed and alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the crash. The investigation is on going.