Boat involved in fatal collision seized

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The Maine Marine Patrol seized a 39-foot Sea Ray cruiser as part of a criminal probe into a crash off Littlejohn Island on Sept. 21 that killed a man who was in an aluminum skiff.

The seizure was based in part on statements from witnesses who said the larger boat appeared to speed up and change course just before the collision.

Lisa Wilson, who saw the crash from Littlejohn Island, is quoted in court papers as saying, "It almost appeared that the Sea Ray was trying to overtake the skiff and the trawler," referring to a Coast Guard Auxiliary boat.

Click here for the full report by the Portland Press Herald.