James Luckern, 39, of Rumford died Monday afternoon in a head-on collision with a pickup truck driven by Earl Micklon, 62, of Norway, on Route 108 in Peru.. Oxford County Sheriff’s Office photo

PERU — A 39-year-old Rumford man was killed Monday afternoon in a head-on collision on Route 108, the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday.

James Luckern lost control of his small sedan on the snow-covered road, crossed the centerline and struck a pickup truck driven by Earl Micklon, 62, of Norway.

Micklon was taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland with serious but not life-threatening injuries, according to information from the Sheriff’s Office.

The crash was reported at 2:33 p.m.

Firefighters from Rumford, Peru, Canton and Dixfield responded, along with Med-Care Ambulance.

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