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Three pedestrians including one year old killed in crash

Augusta police say they are still investigating
Two pedestrians are dead
Two pedestrians are dead(WMTW)
Updated: May. 20, 2021 at 3:05 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - Augusta Police now confirming three people including a one year old girl were killed after being hit by a vehicle on Cony Road in Augusta Thursday afternoon around 2 p.m.

Officers were called to a report of a motor vehicle crash involving multiple pedestrians. 69-year old Barbara Maxim Hendsbee, of Augusta, 62-year old Rosalyn Jean, also from Augusta and a one year old girl all died as a result of the crash, according to police,

The driver of the vehicle was identified as 56-year old Robert Santerre from Chelsea.

Augusta Police say they are still investigating the details involved in this crash. It was reconstructed by the Maine State Police.

Ted Scharf lives along Cony Road. He says he sees people walking along the street all the time. “To me, it’s crazy to think someone went for a walk and this is what happened to them,” says Scharf. “This road has a lot of traffic. It’s a shortcut for people and from Route 3 to 27 and a lot of people drive much faster than they should both directions.”

If you have any information about the crash, please contact the Augusta Police Department at 626-2370.

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