Maine camp counselor killed in accident

Posted July 29, 2009, at 10:12 a.m.

MOUNT VERNON, Maine — Police say a Maine camp counselor has been killed in a vehicle accident.

Police say 21-year-old Corrie Lazar of Washington state died Monday night after she was struck while walking along Route 41 in Mount Vernon with two other Camp Laurel counselors.

Lazar was pronounced dead at the scene.

Also struck was Mia Jessup, who was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. The third counselor, Lloyd Olsen was not hurt.

Joseph Rouleau, the driver, was taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston with minor injuries. Police say alcohol was a factor in the accident, but there’s no word on any charges.

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