Augusta, ME – Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Pickup Truck on I-95 Near MM 111
Augusta, ME (December 15, 2023) – On the morning of December 15th, a tragic collision occurred on I-95. Matthew Galletta, a 55-year-old resident of Manchester, Maine, lost his life when a pickup truck struck him around 5:20 a.m. near mile marker 111. Preliminary reports from the Maine State Police indicate that Galletta was walking in the right lane for unknown reasons when the incident happened. Despite immediate response efforts, he was pronounced dead at the scene. Galletta’s parked vehicle on the side of the highway adds confusion as to why he was on the road. The pickup truck driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries, and details about them remain undisclosed. Emergency services temporarily impacted the highway to manage the situation. Maine State Police are actively investigating, urging those with information to contact investigators at 207-624-7076 ext. 9.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to Matthew Galletta’s family and friends during this difficult time.