Winterport Accident 

The medical examiner’s office has ruled that a 26-year old Winterport man died Sunday night of blunt force trauma. State police are investigating the circumstances surrounding Ben Preston’s death.

He died at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor after being hit by a pickup truck police say was driven by 32-year old Nikki Thibodeau, also of Winterport.

All that the media knows so far is that Thibodeau is engaged to Preston’s sister. The incident took place in the driveway of Preston’s home on cove road in winterport.