- Associated Press - Thursday, September 24, 2015

CARIBOU, Maine (AP) - Police say a couple is dead after the vehicle they were in collided with a dump truck in northeastern Maine.

Caribou Police say the crash happened around 1 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Route 1 and the Caribou Connector.

WAGM-TV reports police say 84-year-old Robert Plummer, of Fort Fairfield, was driving a 2007 Honda CRV and failed to yield. He was then hit by an International dump truck owned by the Caribou Public Works Department.

Police say a 40-year-old Caribou man was driving the dump truck.

Plummer died at the scene. 83-year-old Rachel Plummer who was riding with him was taken to Cary Medical Center, where she died of her injuries.

An investigation is ongoing.

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