Motorcyclist Dies in Crash

MOUNT DESERT – An Mount Desert Island man was killed when his motorcycle crashed on Route 3 in Seal Harbor. The accident was reported just minutes after midnight Saturday morning.

According to Mount Desert Police, James Corbett, 36, of Mount Desert died when his bike went off on a curve and struck a curb near the town beach.

Mr. Corbett was declared dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by Mount Desert and an accident reconstruction specialist from the Ellsworth Police Department.

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Earl Brechlin

Editor at Mount Desert Islander
Former Islander editor Earl Brechlin first discovered Mount Desert Island 35 years ago and never left. The author of seven guide and casual history books, he is a Registered Maine Guide and has served as president of the Maine and New England Press Associations. He and his wife live in Bar Harbor.

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