Orland Teen Dies in Crash

Updated 4 years ago

A teenager out riding his bike was killed along Route 1 in Orland Wednesday night.According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, the crash happened around 6:30 in the evening.Police say 14-year old Mark McDonald of Orland rode out from Narramissic Drive onto Route 1 on the West side of the Narramissic River Bridge.He was hit by a pick up truck.Authorities say McDonald had major head trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene.The section of Route 1 from Duck Cove Road to Route 175 in Orland was closed off to all traffic while authorities investigated. The accident remains under investigation.In light of this tragedy, Orland Consolidated School will be open tomorrow, Friday July 30, from 9:00 am to noon for students, parents, and friends to gather. Councilors will be on hand for folks to talk with. For more information you can go to www.rsu25.org.


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