Man impaled by tree in Sebago dirt bike crash

1:17 PM, Aug 25, 2013   |    comments
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SEBAGO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A Naples man was injured Sunday morning when he was impaled by a small tree after he was ejected from his dirt bike.

In a news release, Cpl. John MacDonald with the Maine Warden Service said 32-year-old Scott Killton was riding his Yamaha dirt bike with a group of friends in the vicinity of 575 Hancock Pond Road in Sebago when he struck a small tree stump in the trail and was ejected.  

MacDonald said Killton landed on a small one-inch wooden stick and it became impaled in his lower back.  He was treated at the scene by Sebago EMS and was taken by LifeFlight helicopter to Maine Medical Center in Portland.  A hospital spokesperson said Killton was still being evaluated as of Sunday afternoon and his condition was unknown.  

The accident happened around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.  MacDonald said all riders were in compliance and riding with full safety gear including helmets.  No prosecution is expected in the incident.   


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