St. Agatha man dies after being ejected from car

Posted Oct. 29, 2011, at 3:01 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 30, 2011, at 4:03 p.m.

ST. AGATHA, Maine — Maine State Police say a 29-year-old man has died as a result of a car crash in St. Agatha.

Jared Voisine, 29, who was involved in a single vehicle crash, was thrown from his car and killed after the vehicle lost control, skidded off the opposite side of the road and rolled over into a ditch early Saturday morning.

Maine State Police Trooper Tood Stetson was called to the crash on Route 162 by RF Chamberlain Farms at around 3:20 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, Maine State Police Sgt. Brian Harris said in a press release.

Voisine was operating his 2002 Pontiac Sunbird south on Route 162 and was not wearing a seat belt, according to the release.

Voisine, who suffered severe trauma to his head and several internal injuries, was taken to Northern Maine General Hospital in Fort Kent and later transferred to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor where he was pronounced dead.

The vehicle was considered a total loss.

Trooper Stetson was assisted at the scene by Sgt. Brian Harris, Ryan Fitzpatrick of the Maine Warden Service, Fort Kent Ambulance and St. Agatha Fire Department.

The investigation into the crash is continuing and anyone with information is asked to the call the Maine State Police in Houlton at 532-5400.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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