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Fort Fairfield woman dies from injuries suffered in two-vehicle crash

By Andrew Neff, BDN Staff

FORT FAIRFIELD, Maine — A Fort Fairfield woman who suffered serious injuries in a two-car crash Jan. 10 on Route 167 died at Eastern Maine Medical Center on Tuesday.

Donna L. Kenneson, 53, of Fort Fairfield died at 12:39 a.m. Tuesday as a result of injuries suffered in a crash that occurred around 6 p.m. on Route 167.

Kenneson was driving a silver 2005 Subaru Forester in the northbound lane near Shapiro Hill when she lost control of the vehicle and crossed into the opposite lane, hitting a red Chevrolet Cruz driven by Jason Longstaff, 39, of Tinker, New Brunswick.

Both vehicles were totaled.

Longstaff was driving south toward Presque Isle. He and passenger Catherine Lonstaff, 41, were transported along with Kenneson to The Aroostook Medical Center with multiple injuries. Kenneson was later flown by LifeFlight helicopter to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.

Road conditions were cited by Fort Fairfield police as the primary cause of the crash.

Fort Fairfield police Sgt. Shawn Newell is investigating the incident with assistance from Maine State Police Trooper Rob Flynn, who is reconstructing the crash. Newell said no charges are expected at this time.

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