CHARLESTON, NC — Authorities have determined that road conditions played a part in a fatal truck accident that took place early Monday morning involving a car and a logging truck.
Samantha Snyder, 20, of Charleston, was killed around 7 a.m. on Route 11 when her 2001 blue Toyota Corolla crossed into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on with a logging truck.
“It appears she may have lost control,” said Lt. Wesley Hussey, commanding officer of the Maine State Police Troop E.
Snyder’s car was sitting in a pile of snow when officers arrived at the scene of the accident. According to investigators, she was instantly killed upon impact.
The logging truck was discovered overturned and in a ditch. The driver, Wyatt Astbury, 32, of Orland, who was taken to Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft and is doing well.
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