June 15, 2013

Police: Pedestrian hit and killed in Calais

The Associated Press

CALAIS — Maine police continue to investigate after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in a parking lot of a store in Calais.

Calais Police Sgt. Chris Donahue said  Zina Eller, 49, of East Machias died after she was struck by a car driven by 74-year-old Kenneth Martin of Eastport.

The accident happened outside of the Marden's store on Thursday. Police say Martin was pulling into a parking space when Eller was hit.

WNSX-FM reports that Eller was pronounced dead at the scene.

Donahue says the investigation is continuing and it's not clear if Martin will be charged.

 

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