Lewiston woman dies in Bowdoin crash

BOWDOIN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A Lewiston woman died in a car crash Wednesday after failing to stop at a stop sign, officials say.

According to the Sagadahoc County Sheriff's Office, 37-year-old Amanda T. Gauvin died at the scene.

Law enforcement responded to the crash at the intersection of Store and West Roads in Bowdoin just after 1 p.m. Sheriff Joel Merry said Gauvin, who was driving a Ford Focus was traveling north on West Road and failed to stop at the stop sign. A Chevrolet Suburban struck Gauvin on the driver's side. The driver of that car, 29-year-old Geraldine Scanlon of Sabattus, was uninjured.

“It is unknown why the one vehicle failed to stop at the stop sign.  As part of any fatal accident investigation, deputies will conduct a thorough investigation, including a reconstruction, to help determine any other causes," Sheriff Merry said.

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