Trucks ‘May Have Been Racing’ in Crash That Killed 79-Year-Old Woman in Turner, Maine
A 79-year-old woman died after a head-on crash on Route 4 in Turner on Sunday around 9:50 am.
Police: Trucks May Have Been Racing Before Crash
The Androscoggin Sheriff’s Office said Carol Ivers of Fayette was driving a 2016 Hyundai Sonata when she was hit by a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck driven by 24-year-old Jacob Diaz of Augusta. Diaz and his passenger, 23-year-old Alana Hartford from Leeds were ejected from the truck in the collision. They were both taken to the hospital.
Police said the crash happened when Diaz passed a tractor trailer traveling north as Ivers was making a left hand turn from Upper Street onto Route 4.
Deputies Looking for Green Dodge Pickup Truck
The Sheriff’s Office said that after further investigation they “have received information that a second truck may have been racing Diaz’s truck.” Deputies are looking to identify the driver of an “Army green” Dodge pickup truck.
Contact Law Enforcement with Information
Contact the law enforcement if you have any information about the truck or you know the identity of the owner. If you witnessed the two trucks racing, you are asked to call (207) 753-2599 and speak to Sergeant Brian Smith or Deputy James Phillips.
Assisting at the scene was the Turner Fire & Rescue.
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