State Police say a Scarborough man was killed Saturday night when the car he was a passenger in struck a moose on Interstate 295 in Topsham.

Jose Jarez, 50, was killed instantly when the moose came through the windshield of the car, which was driven by his brother Jorge Jarez, who sustained minor injuries.

Police say Jarez’s car came to a stop along the tree line off the breakdown lane. Jorge Jarez was treated and released from Parkview Hospital.

Moments later, a second car operated by Meghan Glancy, 22, of Woolwich struck the dead animal in the road. Her car vaulted over the moose, overturned and skidded along its roof before stopping in the road. Glancy suffered back and neck injuries and was flown to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston by the life flight helicopter.

The crash took place about 8 p.m. and caused police to shut down the southbound lane of the Interstate for almost three hours.


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