Police release name of man killed in Newburgh accident

Posted Feb. 20, 2014, at 3:15 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 20, 2014, at 4:03 p.m.

NEWBURGH, Maine — Police have confirmed the identity of a man killed in a collision in Newburgh on Wednesday evening.

A state police dispatcher said Thursday afternoon the deceased man is Anthony Takacs, 24, of Albion.

Nicole Wentworth, 24, also of Albion, was in the vehicle with Takacs and suffered a bump to the head but was otherwise not injured, the dispatcher said.

The accident occurred Wednesday around 9 p.m. when Takacs lost control of his vehicle on a slushy Western Avenue and collided with a Maine Department of Transportation vehicle.

The accident remains under investigation.