Coast Guardsman Killed In Crash 

Acar accident is under investigation that killed a Coast Guardsman on Westport Island early Sunday morning. The Coast Guard says David Smith was traveling southbound on Route 144 shortly before 2 a.m. when his car crossed into the northbound lane, entered a ditch and struck a tree. Smith was in charge of the Coast Guard station in Boothbay Harbor.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office is investigating, and no reason for the accident has been revealed.