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Kingfield man killed in Turner crash

TURNER - A Kingfield man involved in a crash on Route 4 in Turner Tuesday afternoon has died, a state police representative said this morning.

According to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Stephen McCausland, Robert Konieczko, 68 of Kingfield, was the operator and sole occupant of a van that crashed near Murray's Mega Mart on Route 4 in Turner. Konieczko's vehicle crossed the center line, into the opposite lane and overturned into a ditch. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Konieczko was transported to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston with serious injuries. McCausland said Wednesday morning that Konieczko died overnight.

Investigators are continuing to work to determine why Konieczko lost control of his vehicle, McCausland said in a press release.

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  1. Literally I am heartbroken over this. Robin and family my prayers are with you. A wonderful soul has passed and he will be missed by so many.

  2. So sorry to read this. My heartfelt sympathy to all of his family.

  3. This is a terrible,heartbreaking tragedy for his family as well as for the community of Kingfield. Bob had an uplifting spirit, which will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

  4. Robin and Family,

    My heart is breaking with this news. May you find comfort and peace in the coming days as you cherish the memories. Bob will be missed very much by all who knew him.

  5. My deepest sympathies Robin and family on your loss. You will be in my prayers.

  6. To Bobs family: I am so sorry for your loss!! Bob was such a kind man with such a huge heart!!

  7. Such a deep tragedy, Robin so saddened by this news. May the Lord's love help you through this time of sorrow.

  8. Such a loss. Sad for the whole family. Bob was a caring, kind person.

  9. My heart is breaking for your loss Robin. Bob was an inspiration to all of us, such a kind and gentle man.

  10. I was so sad to hear about Bob's death. We were classmates in Monmouth. He was a great guy. My condolences to his family.

  11. There are no words to clearly articulate how sad I feel and my whole heart goes out to Robin and family. Bob was a wonderful man, father and grandfather who will be missed by everyone who was lucky enough to know him.