Police & Fire

Early morning car accident sends local woman to hospital

ST. AGATHA, Maine – A St. Agatha woman escaped serious injury early Tuesday morning, July 5, when her vehicle left the road, striking a parked car and garage, according to Maine State Police.

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Kether Martin, 29, of St. Agatha was traveling northbound at a “high rate of speed” on Maine Route 162, near the St. Agatha Town Office, when she lost control of her 2001 Honda Accord, police said, sending the car airborne.

Martin was having an unspecified “medical emergency” at the time of the accident, according to police.

She was transported by Ambulance Service Inc. to Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent for minor injuries sustained from the crash.

Police said that speed was a factor in the accident and that Martin had been wearing a seat belt at the time

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