(WABI) – Thelegislator was killed in a skiing accident at Sugarloaf USA. Sheis remembered as a dedicated public servant and a strong political force.
45-year-old Abigail Holman of Fayette died Saturday afternoon at the resort in Carrabassett Valley when she struck a tree after crossing the finishing line in an annual fund-raising ski race.
Holman was a lawyer who was elected to the state House of Representatives last November.
She had also worked at different times for former Governor John McKernan and his wife, U-S Senator Olympia Snowe.
Holman is survived by an eight-year-old daughter, five siblings and her parents.
Her husband, Andrew Weegar, was killed two years ago he fell from his tractor and got trapped under one of its rear wheels.