CMP hall contractor sued over September crash that killed Madison man

The widow of a person killed in a collision with a truck in September sued a Central Maine Energy Co. contractor in federal courtroom in Maine on Monday, alleging the incident occurred whereas the driving force was distracted and dealing on the hydropower hall.

Shannon Rollins-Allen of Madison sued Wisconsin-based contractor Northern Clearing Inc. and truck driver Curtis W. Stephens of Kentucky within the U.S. District Court docket in Maine. She filed the lawsuit on behalf of herself and the property of her husband, Christopher Allen, who died on the scene.

Allen, 46, was driving the automobile and Rollins-Allen was a passenger when the truck got here into its lane on a highway in Norridgewock. Within the lawsuit, Rollins-Allen alleges that Stephens “grew to become distracted by an digital machine and negligently crossed into the opposing lane,” colliding head-on with Allen’s automobile.