A fatal incident that occurred on Tuesday, August 17 in Milbridge, ME.
A 61-year-old motorcyclist died after colliding with a garbage truck on Cherryfield Stretch.
The victim allegedly was in the oncoming lane to pass traffic when his motorcycle struck a turning trash truck.
SWANA HQ did not know the owner of the truck and would appreciate us sharing that information should you determine it. Further details are available via the link below.
This is the first solid waste-related fatality that we have confirmed in Maine this year and is the third one to occur in New England in August.
Al Sabino, Safety Ambassador NNE SWANA