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Pickup truck strikes house in Rockland

Alan Athearn | Rockland Fire Department
Alan Athearn | Rockland Fire Department
Lt. Dennis Camber inspects a truck after Rockland Fire and EMS responded to a "vehicle into a house" call on Sunday.


ROCKLAND, Maine — Alcohol was a factor in a Sunday night crash in which a pickup truck struck a house, according to the Rockland Police Department.

The truck was heading north on West Meadow Road when the driver, Willam Willis, 67, of Rockland, lost control of the vehicle, which struck a tree and then careened into the house, Rockland Deputy Police Chief Wallace Tower said.

Willis suffered only minor injuries, according to police. No one else was injured.

Alcohol was a factor in the crash, Tower said. No charges have been filed.

Fire and emergency medical services personnel received the accident call shortly before 10 p.m. Feb. 5.

The truck ended up on the deck of the home and struck the doorway. There was damage to the doorway.

The city assessment records list the owner of the house as the heirs of Russell Connon.

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