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One person is dead after a head-on crash in Dexter.
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DEXTER, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- UPDATE – Dexter Police Chief Kevin Wintle says a 19 year old male was killed Saturday night when his dirt bike struck a Dodge Neon head on.

Wintle says the male was operating his 2007 Honda CR250R on RT 23 towards Ripley when he crossed into the path of the Dodge.

Chief Wintle says his department received reports of the accident at approximately 10 Saturday night. Witle says when his officers arrived they found the 19 year old male already deceased. Wintle says there were 3 occupants of the Dodge. 2 female passengers were transported, treated and released from Mayo Hospital.

Wintle says one contributing factor of the accident was the motorbike did not have a headlight. Wintle did say the operator of the motorbike was wearing a helmet.

Wintle said he is holding off releasing the name of the deceased until family can be fully notified.

ORIGINAL: One person is dead after a head-on crash in Dexter.

Dispatchers with the Dexter Police Department say a motorcycle hit a car head-on on Ripley Road last night around 10. Dexter Police say the driver of the motorcycle was killed, but at this point, they're not releasing his name.

The status of the driver of the car has also not been made public.


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