Reported that students (driver's name omitted at family's request), 20, and Matthew Felton, 21, died instantly when their car was hit by a pickup truck that crossed the centerline. The accident occurred at 7:30 a.m. The alcohol levels of both drivers were checked .
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Reported that alcohol was a factor in the accident that killed (driver's name omitted at family's request) and Matthew. "The state traffic accident report describes the apparent physical condition of both drivers as “had been drinking.”
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Reported that no one will be prosecuted as the result of the fatal car crash. Although the investigation revealed the head-on collision occurred in the northbound lane where the student's car was headed, Bradford told police that the student's vehicle had crossed into the southbound lane. Bradford, attempting to avoid a collision, quickly pulled into the northbound lane. The student's car then abruptly turned into the northbound lane and struck Bradford's pickup truck.
A post-mortem exam of the driver's blood indicated at the time of his death his blood-alcohol level was 0.123 percent. Also, open containers of alcohol were found inside the student's vehicle,
Bradford, an alumnus of Maine Maritime Academy, was returning home from MMA's homecoming weekend. Bradford blood tests revealed no alcohol or other intoxicants in his blood.
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