February 29, 2012

Deer Isle teen killed in dirt-bike crash

The Associated Press

SURRY — Maine State Police say a Deer Isle teenager has died in a dirt bike accident.

Authorities say 19-year-old Derrick Robbins was operating the dirt bike without lights at about 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday when he swerved and collided with a car in Surry.

Troopers say Robbins was killed instantly.

The driver of the car, identified by police as 26-year-old Mark Clapp of Surry, sustained minor injuries.

Police say the collision took place at the crest of hill and it appears Robbins had ridden the motorcycle about 20 miles from his home.

The crash remains under investigation.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors

Further Discussion

Here at KJonline.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)