Car Crash Kills Gardiner Man 

Augusta police say speed may have played a part in a car crash that killed a man from Gardiner. 52-year-old Perry Bean died last night after his van collided with a utility pole on Old Belgrade Road, just in front of the MaineGeneral Cancer Center.Perry was the only one in the car. Police are trying to determine exactly what happened. Part of Old Belgrade Road was closed for more than hour as investigators reconstructed the accident.