Maine Woman Killed in Black Ice Crash
Police in Kennebec County, Maine say a Sidney woman died after her car hit black ice, crossed the center line and crashed into a vehicle heading in the opposite direction.
Oakland police Officer Todd Burbank says that Emily Andrews' 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier hit the black ice on a sharp corner on Country Club Road at 6:05 a.m. Friday and ended up in the path of an oncoming vehicle.
Burbank says the 31-year-old had to be removed from the vehicle by the Jaws of Life. She was was taken by Delta Ambulance to Inland Hospital in Waterville and later died of internal injuries.
The driver of the 2013 Ford Focus, Mark Parent, 47, of Oakland, sustained a bloody nose and bruising but refused treatment at the scene.
The Morning Sentinel reports that Andrews worked at Target in Augusta at the time of her death. Jibryne Karter III, the father of their daughter, Jennifer, 7, of Waterville. says Andrews had just left from a Christmas visit when the accident occurred. Karter said Saturday that Andrews, whose maiden name was Buzzell, had two other children, Alika and Makenzie Andrews.
She would have turned 32 this Thursday.