A pedestrian died on Friday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle on Route 69.

The pedestrian was struck on a stretch of the roadway in Newburgh at around 12:15 p.m., according to Shannon Moss, spokesperson for the Maine Department of Public Safety.

Route 69 will remain closed while officials conduct an investigation.

No further information was available on Friday afternoon.

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Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.