Brothers Die in Crashes 

Two brothers from Winterport have died in separate highway crashes less than seven hours apart in the nearby town of Prospect.State police say 52-year-old Adrian Basford was killed around 5:30 pm Saturday in a motorcycle accident on Route 1A.Investigators say Basford was traveling too fast and went out of control on a curve. His machine crossed a driveway and struck an embankment.The Waldo County Sheriff’s Department said Basford’s younger brother, 48-year-old Wallace Basford, was killed just before midnight on Saturday in a single-vehicle accident on Route 1 near the Penobscot Narrows Bridge.Investigators said Basford’s van failed to negotiate a left turn< as he was coming off the new bridge and slammed into a ledge wall.Basford, who was alone in the van, was pronounced dead at the scene. Wallace had gotten word of his brother's death and had spoken with police at the scene. He told officers that the brothers' father had also recently died.