BOOTHBAY – It happened around 9am Wednesday on route 27 near Wiscasset Road.
Police say a 73-year-old Boothbay man was driving south when he drove into a ditch and hit a utility pole. When first responders arrived, the man was dead.
Deputies say the medical examiners office will determine whether the 73-year-old suffered a medical emergency prior to the crash.
The identity of the driver is being withheld until family is notified.