UPDATE: Fatal Accident in Newport 

Authorities say a crash in Newport this morning has left one man dead and a woman hospitalized.The accident happened around 8:00 Wednesday morning at the corner of Ridge Road and Route 2.Newport police say a pick-up driven by 72-year-old Merle Dancer of Garland was struck by a dump truck. Both vehicles wound up in a ditch across the street.Lifeflight was called to transport Dancer to the hospital but he died before the helicopter could get to the scene. The passenger in the truck, 19-year-old Samantha Laurent was taken to the Eastern Maine Medical Center with non-life threatening internal injuries.The driver of the dumptruck, 43-year-old Brian Fish of St. Albans was not injured.Police say no charges are expected as a result of the accident.Police say the accident is still under investigation and they’re withholding the names of the victims pending notification of relatives.