Deer Isle man dies after dirt bike collides with car

Posted Feb. 28, 2012, at 10:21 p.m.

SURRY, Maine — State police say a Deer Isle man was killed Tuesday night when the dirt bike he was operating without lights collided with a car on Toddy Pond Road.

Troopers said Derrick Robbins, 19, was killed instantly when his bike swerved into the path of a car about 7:30 p.m.

The car was operated by Mark Clapp, 26, of Surry, who suffered minor injuries.

The collision took place at the crest of a hill. Troopers said it appears Robbins had ridden the dirt bike about 20 miles from his home.

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department and Ellsworth Police Department assisted with the crash investigation. printed on August 17, 2017