TROY – The Waldo County Sheriff’s Department said it happened around 11:15am on the Burnham Road.
46-year-old Raymond Hurley of Dixmont was driving a small pickup truck when he suddenly left the roadway and struck a culvert. That send the truck airborne into a utility pole which ripped the trucks cab from the frame.
Local rescuers had to use the jaws of life to pry Hurley from the wreckage. He was taken to Sabasticook Hospital for possible internal injuries that are not believed to be life threatening.
Investigators believe excessive speed was the cause of the crash.