Snowmobile crash injures three on North Haven

By Kim Lincoln | Dec 30, 2013

North Haven — Three teenagers were taken to Pen Bay Medical Center after a snowmobile crash Dec. 28.

Knox County Deputy Sheriff Rob Potter responded to the crash, which occurred at about 3:45 p.m. near Ames Point Road.

Potter found that two snowmobiles that had been riding together crashed when the lead one, driven by Dillon Ames, 19, of North Haven, had slowed to turn not realizing the one following, driven by a female juvenile, 15, of North Haven with a passenger on back, also a female juvenile, 15, of Union were so close, according to a news release from Knox County Sheriff's Office.

The sled driven by the juvenile female hit Ames' sled broadside and all were thrown from their respective sleds, according to police.

All three were transported to Pen Bay Medical Center by Penobscot Island Air with non-life threatening injuries.

North Haven Fire and Rescue personnel assisted as they were first on scene. Protocol calls for the case to be turned over to the Maine Warden Service. Warden Doug Kulis met the victims at the hospital.

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Kim Lincoln has worked for Courier Publications since 2003, serving as a reporter, assistant editor and copy editor.

During her time with the company she has worked for each of the three newspapers, The Courier-Gazette, The Camden Herald and The Republican Journal.

When she is not in the newsroom, Kim likes to be outside, whether it be gardening, swimming, hiking or just enjoying the sunshine.

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