November 24, 2017
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Guilford man impaled by garage rafter still in critical condition

By Diana Bowley, BDN Staff
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GUILFORD, Maine — A local man who was impaled by a garage rafter last week remained in critical condition Tuesday at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, according to a hospital spokesman.

Josh Parker, 27, who was impaled in the chest Friday after he lost control of his pickup truck and the vehicle smashed through a garage on Route 150, was taken to Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft after the accident and then airlifted by LifeFlight to EMMC. He told a first responder that he fell asleep at the wheel, according to Piscataquis County Investigator Guy Dow.

Family and friends have scheduled a benefit supper at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at the former McKusick School in Parkman.


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