2 killed in Mechanic Falls car crash

Posted April 09, 2011, at 2:02 p.m.

MECHANIC FALLS, Maine — Police in Mechanic Falls say two people were killed and two others severely injured in a car crash.

The names of the crash victims have not been released.

Mechanic Falls Deputy Fire Chief Matt Fifield tells the Sun Journal in Lewiston that the car carrying the four was headed north on Elm Street when it skidded out of control and struck some trees Friday at about 9:30 p.m.

The crash happened at the end of a curve, with the car landing in a clearing next to a camper trailer.

Fire crews from Mechanic Falls, Poland and Auburn were at the scene to extricate some of the people.

The accident remains under investigation.