Accident Shuts Down Part of Route 15 

Part of Route 15 in Orrington was shut down for about 3 and a half hours Thursday evening.Officials say that an elderly man from California was heading south on Route 15 when he fell asleep at the wheel and struck a telephone pole.Power was knocked out for about a half a mile from both sides of the accident.No other vehicles were involved, the man escaped with no injuries.Bangor Hydro crews repaired the damages by 8 o’clock and the road was opened back up to traffic.