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Fatal Accident in Buckfield 

Sheriff Wayne Gallant said the pickup driver, who was not seriously injured, may have been blinded by the setting sun.

Gallant said the accident happened just before 8 p.m. Monday on Rt. 117 in Buckfield. He said the girls were thrown from the buggy. A man driving the buggy suffered a broken leg.

He said the girls, whose names have not been released, are believed to be sisters who were visiting from the Lewiston-Auburn area. The older girl was flown to Maine Medical Center in Portland.

Gallant said the accident is still under investigation.