SANGERVILLE – Members of a Piscataquis County fire department are mourning the death of one their own.
An Oxford County sheriff’s deputy confirmed a rollover crash in Stoneham Thursday claimed the life of 22-year-old Justin Gerickont of Sangerville.
According to the deputy, the garbage truck Gerickont was driving rolled over while he was making a turn on Route 5 in Stoneham.
A passenger, 30-year-old Jason Downs of Solon, was taken to a hospital via Lifeflight helicopter with serious injuries.
According to a post on the fire department’s Facebook page, Gerickont was one of the department’s best mechanics.