Fatal Accident on Route 46

Updated 3 years ago

An Orrington man is dead after a head-on collision with a tractor trailer Friday night on Route 46 in Eddington.Police say 43-year-old Ronald Frisco crossed the center line around 9 pm and struck the truck, being driven by 61-year-old Thomas Griffin of Machias.Police say Frisco was killed instantly.Griffin was transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center for minor injuries and has since been released.Route 46 was closed for nearly seven hours to allow police to do a crash reconstruction investigation.They say driver inattention and distraction were the causes of the crash.Penobscot County Sheriff’s office were assisted by Holden, Eddington and Dedham Fire and the Maine State Police.


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