June 18, 2018
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Ellsworth man injured in motorcycle crash


TRENTON, Maine — An Ellsworth man was reported in stable condition at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor after a motorcycle accident Sunday night, according to Hancock County sheriff’s Deputy Luke Gross.

Clayton Conklin, 48, of Ellsworth was on Bayside Road around 8 p.m. Sunday when the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a utility pole. It is unclear what caused the accident, but the police report said that “it appeared the motorcycle skidded some distance before striking a utility pole,” Gross said. Conklin wasn’t wearing a helmet.

A LifeFlight helicopter was called to take Conklin to EMMC.

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