Fort Kent man dies in Cross Lake accident

CROSS LAKE, Maine (WABI) A Fort Kent man has died after an accident early Saturday morning in Cross Lake Twp. State police say 28-year-old Mark Paradis was killed around 3:30 am on Route 161 after his pickup truck drifted off the road and hit some trees. It appears Paradis fell asleep at the wheel.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.

They say several trees fell on power lines due to the accident causing a power outage in the Cross Lake area.

The investigation is ongoing.

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