June 19, 2018
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Woman to plead on fatal Maine crash

The Associated Press

ALFRED, Maine — A woman who charged with driving the wrong way on the Maine Turnpike and causing a crash that killed two people last year is scheduled to enter pleas in York County Superior Court.

The Portland Press Herald says 39-year-old Donna Bartlett of Wells is expected plead guilty Thursday to charges stemming from the incident. She’s also scheduled to be sentenced.

Bartlett had pleaded not guilty earlier to 15 charges, including two counts of manslaughter and aggravated operating under the influence.

District Attorney Mark Lawrence confirms only that a change of plea hearing scheduled for Bartlett.< A 65-year-old Gorham man and a Portland teenager were killed in the crash that happened in April 2008.

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