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Kurt and Rolf WInters 2010
  • Published
    November 10, 2010

    South Thomaston men commended for quick action

    A commendation from the Maine Legislature will honor the quick thinking of two South Thomaston residents, when their rapid response saved the lives of a couple whose vehicle accidentally ended up in the water off the South Thomaston Public Landing. South Thomaston Ambulance Director Pat Dougherty said Nov. 8 that Frank Rankin, 77, and Ruth Duff, 85, both of Camden, would not have survived the cold water if ...

  • Published
    September 26, 2010

    Pair taken to hospital after car crashes into South Thomaston waters

    Two elderly people were taken to Penobscot Bay Medical Center after they crashed their vehicle into the water off the South Thomaston Public Landing on Sept. 26. Frank Rankin, 77, of Camden told police that shortly before 2 p.m. his foot fell asleep and he became confused between the gas and brake pedals, according to Knox County Sheriff's Deputy John Palmer. Rankin hit the gas instead of the brake when ...

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