Fatal Crash on 191 Claims Life of Young Girl

Dec. 14 at 11:15 p.m., Deputy Brandon Parker of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on Rt 191 in Cathance Township. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Christopher Stevenson, 45, of Roque Bluffs was southbound on Rt 191 when his 2002 Mercury Grand Marquis went off the roadway striking a tree.  Stevenson’s daughter, age 11, was a passenger in the vehicle and died at the scene.  Assisting the Sheriffs Office was Maine State Police, Dennysville Fire, Perry Fire, Alexander Fire, Charlotte Fire, Meddybemps Fire, and Downeast EMS. Stevenson was summonsed for Operating After Suspension and the cause of the crash is still under investigation.