A Presque Isle man died Friday evening after having a medical event and crashing into a building on Cleaves Road.

Driver Hit Building in Presque Isle

The Presque Isle Police Department said Richard Prue lost control of his vehicle around 6:30 pm, left the road and hit a building. The vehicle then rolled back across the road into a field.

Homeowner and Police did CPR

The homeowner and officers gave Prue CPR until Presque Isle Fire and Ambulance arrived to provide medical care. Prue was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police: Man Suffered Medical Event before Crash

Presque Isle Police said “It is believed that Prue suffered a major medical event prior to leaving the roadway which is what ultimately led to the crash.”

Law Enforcement and First Responders

Assisting at the scene was the homeowner, Presque Isle Fire and Ambulance, the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Deputies and the Maine Warden Service.

Crash Under Investigation

Officer Hunter Flynn is investigating the crash. Sgt. Kyle White and Deputy Matt Brown conducted the Traffic Crash Reconstruction.

Get our free mobile app

Most popular grocery stores in America

The most popular grocery stores in America, from corporate chains to family-owned enterprises. Stacker ranked them using consumer ratings sourced from YouGov polls.

Gallery Credit: Stacker

LOOK: The 21 most popular ice cream flavors in America

Stacker analyzed YouGov data and found the most popular ice cream flavors in the U.S. Read on to find America's favorite flavors.

Gallery Credit: Stacker

More From