Portland woman killed by car outside home

The Associated Press
Posted Aug. 27, 2012, at 5:58 a.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — Police are investigating after a Portland woman was struck and killed outside her home by a car that then left the scene.

Authorities say 61-year-old Bonnie Bachelder was struck at about 1 a.m. Sunday.

The driver of the car that struck her drove away, but then turned himself into police about 90 minutes later. The 27-year-old Portland man has not been charged.

Police say the driver was given a blood-alcohol test after he turned himself in, which is routine in all fatalities involving cars. Results won’t be known for at least two weeks.

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The car has been impounded pending the outcome of the investigation.

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