SURRY, Maine – A Stonington man died Saturday night in a single-car accident on Newbury Neck Road.
According to a report from the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, Caleb Foster, 27, a passenger in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident which was reported around 9:25 p.m. Saturday.
The vehicle, a 1997 Subaru Legacy, was driven by Steven Moon, 19, of Surry. It was headed north on Newbury Neck Road when it left the road and rolled several times before it came to rest. Moon and two passengers were ejected from the vehicle. The third passenger, Foster, was not ejected.
Moon received back injuries in the accident and was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. There was no information about the other two passengers. None of the occupants was wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.
Deputy Luke Gross of the sheriff’s department is the primary investigator in the accident. He was assisted at the scene by Sgt. Alan Brown, Chief Deputy Richard Bishop, Deputies Ben Astbury, Ernie Fitch and Jeff McFarland, all of the sheriff’s department, and Trooper Tom Pickering of the Maine State Police. Deputy McFarland will reconstruct the accident.
Crews from the Surry and Ellsworth fire departments, and Peninsula Ambulance and County Ambulance also responded to the accident.