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Two injured in Thomaston crash

By Stephen Betts | Jul 19, 2020
Photo by: Christine Simmonds A LifeFlight helicopter landed near Montpelier, the Knox Museum in Thomaston to pick up a woman injured in a car crash.

Thomaston — Two people were injured Sunday evening, July 19, when a car crashed into trees on Route 131.

Thomaston Police Chief Tim Hoppe said the driver, a woman from South Thomaston, suffered a severe broken leg and was being flown by a LifeFlight helicopter to a trauma center in Maine. He said he did not know which hospital.

A male passenger was also injured and taken to Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.

The crash occurred at about 8 p.m. July 19.

The chief said that the cause of the crash appears to be distracted driving. He said the investigation is ongoing.

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