Two vehicles strike and kill pedestrian in Caribou
CARIBOU, Maine — Two vehicles struck and killed a male pedestrian crossing South Main Street near Big Cheese Pizza just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, according to the Caribou Police Department.
The man was first struck at about 4:53 p.m. by a 2002 Buick Century traveling north and operated by Sharon McGee of Caribou, according to a release police issued Thursday morning. The impact knocked the individual into the southbound lane, where he was struck a second time by a 2018 Toyota Camry driven by Lola McBreairty of Caribou.
The name of the victim is not being released pending notification of family. Officer Kegan McPherson continues to investigate and no further information is being released at this time.
Caribou police were assisted by members of the Maine State Police, Maine Warden Service, Presque Isle Police, as well as the Caribou Fire and Ambulance department. They remained on the scene until roughly 7:30 p.m.. A portion of the road was closed during this time.
In their release, police reminded individuals to “please use caution while walking after dark, use crosswalks, wear light colored clothing and, as always, be safe.”