Yesterday while trying to break his own record, 44 year old Bill Warner crashed his motorcycle on the old Loring Air Force base runway in Limestone, he died in the crash.  Warner was attempting to reach 300 miles per hour when the specially designed bike went out of control and crashed.  Officials estimated his then speed at 286 mph.

Warner was conscious and talking after the crash just before 10 a.m. but he died about an hour and 15 minutes later at a hospital in Caribou.

Shortly before the ill fated run Bill Green of WCHS TV in Portland interviewed Bill Warner, the video is below.