According to local officials, a drunk driver may have been responsible for the deaths of 16-year old Rebecca Mason and 19-year old Logan Dam. The accident happened on January 7, 2012 at about 12:15 in the morning. Reports say that 18-year old Kristina Lowe was driving along Route 219 in Paris, ME when she lost control of her vehicle and crashed it. The car allegedly when airborne and struck a group of trees, killing Mason and Dam immediately.
Scene of the Accident
Also injured in the accident was 22-year old passenger Jacob Skaff, who suffered a head injury, according to the accident reports. Authorities suspect Lowe of being drunk and possibly being distracted by a text message on her cell phone at the time of the accident. She may have been arrested for manslaughter, police said. They also stated that the young adults were reportedly on their way from a party to buy cigarettes and beer.