People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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The Maine Department of Transportation (DOT) has denied a request by an animal rights group to erect a tombstone on Route 1 in Brunswick where several thousand lobsters died in a truck crash last week.

BRUNSWICK, Maine - An animal rights group wants to build a "roadside memorial'' in Maine near the site of a truck crash that spilled 7,000 pounds of live lobster.