M. Joseph Scott of Oxford was found dead at about 7:15 a.m.Friday. The accident is believed to have taken place nearly three hours earlier. Police believe Scott may have fallen asleep at the wheel.
Scott was hauling paper products from Rumford to Auburn when his rig went off the road on Rt. 4.The truckstruck a sign post, part of whichcame through the windshield, striking the driver.
Part of Scott’s cargo shifted during the crash and ended up in the cab.
The accident remains under investigation.