A South Berwick man died Saturday after his motor vehicle crashed into a tree in the vicinity of 60 Knights Pond Road in South Berwick.
In a press release posted on its Facebook page Sunday, the South Berwick Police Department identified the victim as Brian G. Day, 56.
Police said Day may have experienced a medical event when his Jeep crossed the centerline shortly after noon, left the road and struck a tree. Day, who was the only person inside the vehicle, was transported to Wentworth Douglass Hospital in Dover, New Hampshire, where he died.
“Officers are investigating the possibility that a medical episode preceded the accident. An autopsy will be conducted … by the New Hampshire Medical Examiner’s Office,” South Berwick police said.