An 82-year-old Rockport woman was struck by a car and killed as she was crossing the road near her home just after dark Wednesday evening.

Police and emergency crews responded around 4:40 p.m. to Route 17 near Chickawaukie Lake in Rockport.

Rockport police say Maxine Stanley was walking across the road from a neighbor's house when she was struck.

Investigators said Stanley was wearing dark clothing and was in the middle of the west-bound lane.

The driver of the car, a 61-year-old man from Albion, Maine was not injured. The crash remains under investigation.

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