Caswell Man Killed in Northern Maine Flooding

CASWELL - The Maine Warden Service recovered the body of a Caswell man this morning, after he was swept downstream during flooding.


They say 74-year old Paul Oliver moved his truck across a flooded roadway last night, and while attempting to walk back across the flooded portion he stepped into a culvert and was swept downstream. They say he was taken approximately 20 yards, and his body was located shortly after 5 am today.

 

Officials are reminding folks to avoid driving or walking through flooded roadways--they say you can't predict the depth or conditions beneath the water.

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Kristin Hosfelt joined WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX Bangor News team in September of 2012. Pursuing a career in TV news has been a dream of hers since she first stepped foot in a news studio at 12-years-old. She has a true passion for storytelling and loves knowing each day working in the field, will be different than the day before.

She's a California native and a graduate of San Jose State University with a BS in broadcast journalism. She previously worked as a reporter, anchor, and producer for SJSU's student-run newscast, and interned at KCRA News in Sacramento, CA and NBC Bay Area in San Jose, CA.

When she's not in the newsroom she enjoys cooking, reading, and traveling. She's a Packers Shareholder, a cross fit junkie and she's always looking for the best place to get Mexican food.

She's thrilled to be here on the east coast and if you see her around be sure to say hello!

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