GORHAM, Maine (AP) - The death of an Army veteran from Gorham is prompting the governor to order state flags to be flown at half-staff in his hometown.
Gov. Paul LePage has directed that the state of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset in Gorham on Wednesday in remembrance of Durward Benjamin 'Ben' Worster, who died a week earlier at Frye's Leap on Sebago Lake.
Worster attended Gorham High School, and later was awarded numerous honors and medals during his military service in Iraq. After his discharge, Worster was as an officer at the Maine Correctional Center in Windham.
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