Maine teenager killed in car crash

Posted Oct. 22, 2010, at 6:45 a.m.

HARRISON, Maine — Police say one teenager has been killed and three other people injured in a car crash.

Eighteen-year-old Thomas McLendon, of Oxford, was a passenger in a Chevrolet Trailblazer whose driver lost control rounding a corner and crashed into trees.

McLendon, who was in the back seat, died at the scene. A second passenger, 20-year-old Jacob Hill, of Waterford, was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Another passenger and the driver, a girl whose name wasn’t released, were hospitalized with serious injuries.

WMTW-TV reports that police believe speed may have been a factor.