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Colchester woman killed after train hits car


A 32-year-old Colchester woman was killed when an Amtrak train hit her car around 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Colchester police said in a news release. Police say Erin Allen’s 2008 Kia Rio crossed in front of a northbound Amtrak train at a marked crossing on Depot Road. The train struck the driver’s side of the vehicle,…

Police: Crash leaves motorcyclist dead


Colchester police say a crash left a 19-year-old motorcyclist dead after colliding with a car on Williams Road around 4 p.m. on Monday. Police identified Adam-Michael Ploof of Colchester as the operator of a 2014 Kawasaki involved in a collision with a 2003 KIA, driven by 38-year-old Rebecca Stewart, also of Colchester. Stewart was traveling…

Man dies after cardiac event at Raftapalooza


By COURTNEY LAMDIN Colchester police announced a 56-year-old Milton man died after suffering a cardiac event at a floating party on Malletts Bay on Saturday. The unnamed man was participating in Raftapalooza off Thayer Beach in Colchester, police said. At 3:12 p.m., Malletts Bay Fire tweeted a warning for all Raftapalooza participants to evacuate the…