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St. Francis woman escapes moose collision uninjured

ST. FRANCIS, Maine — A St. Francis woman escaped injury, but her vehicle was severely damaged following a collision with a moose on Main Street Wednesday afternoon.

Bobbi Martin, 36, was driving a 2016 Chevy Tahoe westbound in St. Francis when the vehicle collided with a moose at 194 Main Street.

Five volunteer firefighters with the St. Francis Fire Department responded with one engine to the scene of the accident at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Deputy Fire Chief Cole Pelletier.

The firefighters directed traffic while a deputy with the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office investigated the accident.

Martin was uninjured but her vehicle received extensive front end damage, according to ACSO Commander Joe McKenna.A tow truck from Twins towed the Tahoe from the scene.

It is unknown at this time whether the moose survived the crash.

Speed was not a factor in the crash.

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