One person was killed in an accident at Bangor Raceway today. Officials say the deceased was a track employee.

Hollywood Casino and Raceway said in a press release today that the accident involved the starting gate vehicle on the track. An internal investigation has been launched and company officials are cooperating fully with Bangor Police, Maine State Police and Bangor Fire.

The name of the deceased won't be released until family has been notified.

No races were scheduled at Bangor Raceway until Monday. At this point, it hasn't been determined whether those races will carry on as scheduled. Hollywood Casino is working on bringing in grief counselors for employees who need them.