One dead in Bridgton car accident

Posted Sept. 06, 2012, at 2:31 p.m.

BRIDGTON, Maine — One person was killed Wednesday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident on Kansas Road, according to police.

The victim’s identity is being withheld until family members can be notified, according to a news release from Bridgton police Chief Kevin Schofield.

The victim was the lone occupant in the vehicle, and the accident took place just after 2 p.m., the release stated.

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Deputies are reconstructing the crash. Police believe excessive speed was a factor.