The Maine State Police detective who died after he was struck on the side of Interstate 95 in Hampden on Wednesday morning had served about 6½ years on the police force and was a new father.
Ben Campbell, 31, was sworn in as a Maine State Police trooper in August 2012 and spent much of his early career patrolling northern Penobscot County, according to past reporting by the BDN.
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After five years on patrol, he was promoted to detective in August 2017 and assigned to the Maine State Police polygraph unit, according to the agency’s Facebook page.
He was to turn 32 on Monday.