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Man killed after being ejected from car in Kingfield

Deputies say a 25-year-old man was killed after he was ejected from a car in Kingfield Sunday night (Franklin County Sheriff’s Office)

KINGFIELD (WGME) -- The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says a 25-year-old man was killed after he was ejected from a car in Kingfield Sunday night

It happened around 10:10 p.m. on West Kingfield Road.

Deputies say the driver of a Chevy Aveo, identified as 30-year-old Danielle Larochelle, of Kingfield, reportedly swerved to avoid a deer and lost control of the car, causing it to go off the road, strike several trees, and spin violently.

Deputies say 25-year-old Nicholas Shurtleff, of Strong, who was a passenger, was ejected from the car and died at the scene.

Twenty-three-year-old Patrick Wyman, of Kingfield and 22-year-old Benjamin Bowman, of Kingfield, were also inside the vehicle at the time of the crash.

Larochelle and Bowman had to be taken to the hospital. Their condition is not known at this time. They were not wearing seatbelts, according to deputies.

Deputies say Wyman was wearing a seatbelt and was not taken to the hospital.

The crash is still under investigation.

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