The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has reported the following local incident:

Dec. 4

An accident occurred on Washington Road in Jefferson involving Justice N. Whittaker, 17, of Waldoboro, and Whitney H. Dow, 17, of Waldoboro. Whittaker was driving his 2008 Toyota 4 Runner southbound and was making a legal left turn. Dow was driving a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta northbound when she failed to obey the yield sign, resulting in her vehicle's striking Whittaker’s vehicle. Deputy Justin Drake was the investigating officer.

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