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Fatal crash in Cross Lake after man falls asleep at wheel

CROSS LAKE -  A Fort Kent man has died after he fell asleep at the wheel.

It happened Saturday afternoon on route 161 in Cross Lake.


Police said 38-year-old Mark Paradis was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck that had left the road and hit some trees causing power lines to fall down which led to a power outage in the Cross Lake area.


Police said Paradis was not wearing a seatbelt.


Emera Maine responded to the scene and restored power after a brief outage.


Investigation is still ongoing.

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Shonna Narine joined the ABC7 and FOX22 team in August 2017. Originally from Long Island (although she hides her accent for TV) she's excited to see what Maine has to offer.

She graduated from Five Towns College in Dix Hills Long Island where she anchored for their TV Club, and had her own radio show called "All Access Entertainment."

She won an outstanding achievement award and graduated on the dean's list.

Prior to graduation Shonna interned at News12 Long Island.

Shonna comes from a big family. With three older sisters, her parents, and six nieces and nephews there's never a dull moment when she's around them. When she's not working she enjoys working out, dancing, spending time with her fiance, and planning her wedding! Shonna would love to hear if you have any story ideas. You can email her at [email protected].