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High school student dies in crash

MONTVILLE - It has been a sad day in the Thorndike area following a crash that killed a local high school student.

The Waldo County Sheriff's Office said Riley Boulay, 16, of Liberty was on his way to school Wednesday morning at Mount View High School when he crashed in the town of Montville.


His Volkswagen beetle went off the North Mountain Valley Highway near the intersections of Randlett and Morse roads and crashed into multiple trees.


Boulay was pronounced dead at the scene.


Investigators said speed appears to be a factor in the crash.


The staff at Mount View assembled crisis teams today to help students, families and others cope with the tragedy.


All after school activities were canceled and the crisis team planned to stay at the school until 7:00 p.m. Wednsday to help anyone who needs it.

Craig Colson

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Craig Colson became news director and anchor at WVII ABC 7 and WFVX Fox Bangor in December of 2012. He began his career in broadcasting in 1985 while working as a news photographer at another Bangor television station. Craig worked his way up through the ranks and became the main anchor for the nightly newscasts before leaving in 2009. At that point, he became news director for four local radio stations and delivered the morning news before taking on his current position.

Craig grew up in a "news family" and followed in the footsteps of his father who was also a news director and anchor. His brother is also a news photographer at a Boston television station.

Craig's career has brought him all over-reporting from everywhere from Washington D.C. to Red Square in Moscow, Russia. When he isn't reporting the news, Craig can be found taking on new adventures with his two daughters or exploring the coast of Maine in his kayak. His other passion is making furniture in his shop or just about anything involving the outdoors.