Two injured in ATV accident

ELLSWORTH — Two teenagers were seriously injured Saturday in an ATV accident on Montegail Road in Township 19.

Kylee Nelson, 19, town of residence unavailable, was thrown from the ATV along with a passenger, a 16-year-old girl whose name was not released. 

“Neither were wearing helmets and speed is a factor in this crash,” according to state police.

Cpl. Jeff Taylor, Sgt. Jeff Ingemi, Trooper Josh Lander, the Maine Warden Service, Pleasant River Ambulance, the Epping Fire Department and LifeFlight responded to the scene. The crash is under investigation.


On Sunday in Franklin, Trooper Josh Lander arrested Joshua Murray, 22, of Lubec on a charge of operating under the influence of alcohol. Cpl. Taylor and Trooper Owen Reed assisted.

During a June 12 traffic stop in Gouldsboro, Cpl. Taylor arrested Stephen Hall, 30, of Addison on a charge of OUI. 

Also on June 12, state police arrested Edouard Tavernier, 65, of Trescott Township on a charges of violating conditions of release, trespass and harassment.

Trooper Blaine Silk arrested Justin Kane, 25, of Sullivan June 8 on a charge of probation violation. Cpl. Dan Ryan and Trooper Jacob Ferland assisted.


Diesel fuel was reported stolen from a bulldozer in Blue Hill June 8. 

Cpl. Taylor responded to a reported burglary in Milbridge June 9. A vacant building was broken into during the winter and property damaged inside.

Cyndi Wood

Cyndi Wood

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Cyndi is managing editor of The Ellsworth American. The Ellsworth native joined the staff of The American in 2007 as a reporter.
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