Driver In Fatal Crash Charged With Drug Possession
MATTAMISCONTIS TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) — State police say the driver in a fatal crash on Interstate 95 that killed his wife has been charged with drug possession.
Police say 31-year-old Joshua Bell, of Medway, was arrested Saturday after he was released from the hospital in Bangor.
Troopers said they found heroin and methamphetamine at the crash site near Lincoln on Friday night. They are investigating whether drugs played a role in the crash that killed 36-year-old Stephanie Bell.
Police say the car driven by Joshua Bell drifted into the median, overcorrected and overturned.
Stephanie Bell was thrown from the truck and died at the scene.
Joshua Bell has been held at the Penobscot County Jail. He's expected to be in court on Tuesday.
It was not immediately known if he's being represented by an attorney.