PHIPPSBURG — A Maine man who crashed into a telephone pole during a dangerous police chase on Saturday evening has died.
The Sagadahoc County sheriff s office said in a statement that a deputy was sent to the scene in Phippsburg to investigate a 911 call.
A parked car fled the scene and refused to stop.
Deputies said they set up a spike mat to slow down the speeding car.
They say the driver continued on before the car crashed into a telephone pole.
James Black, 27, died at the scene from the impact of the crash.
Maine State Police are investigating the incident.