Maine State Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Penobscot County

From the desk of Shannon Moss, DPS PIO.

On Friday, July 1, 2022, at approximately 6:23 p.m. Maine State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on Rt. 7 in Corinna. Initial investigation determined that a motorcycle operated by 60-year-old Merle Page of Corinna was traveling north on Rt. 7 when he crossed the center line into opposing traffic striking a Chevy Silverado head on. Page was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the Chevy Silverado and his 8-year-old son were not injured.  The State Police were assisted on scene by the Penobscot County Sherriff’s Office and the Corinna Fire Department.

The crash remains under investigation.

Corinna Armed Robbery

Corinna 1State Police is investigating an armed robbery early this morning at AE Robinson convenience store at 60 Newport Road in Corinna. Troopers say a young man armed with a handgun entered the store around 2:30 AM and demanded money.  The woman clerk refused to hand over any cash and ran into the store's office. That action scared off the robber and he fled on foot, likely on a nearby rail trail.  The clerk was not injured.   

The robber is around 30 years old, six feet tall and weighing about 220 pounds with blue eyes and dark hair.  He was wearing a black zip up hoodie with white strings, black Carhart winter hat, black face mask and blue latex gloves.  Troopers and Game Wardens continue to search for the robber this morning and have been assisted by the Newport and Dexter police departments.   Corinna 2Anyone with information is asked to call State Police in Bangor at 207-973-3700 

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