MOLUNKUS -- We're learning more about a Monday night police chase and crash in Molunkus Township. The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office now confirming one person died in that crash...
Officials say Deputy Michael Knights was on patrol in Mattawamkeag when he encountered a vehicle going 75 mph in a 25 mph zone.
A pursuit ensued north, along Route 2.
It was on the Aroostook Road in Molunkus where Deputy Knights loss sight of the vehicle -- only to find it rolled over in the woods.
The name of the deceased has not been released.
State police are investigating.
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