January 22, 2018
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Rockland police investigating possible hit-and-run after woman found in ditch

By Stephen Betts, BDN Staff
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A Rockland ambulance was among several emergency vehicles that responded Wednesday night to a report that a woman had been struck on Route 1 by a vehicle that did not stop.

ROCKLAND, Maine — Police and emergency medical crews received a report Wednesday night that a pedestrian had been hit on Route 1 by a vehicle that did not stop.

On Thursday morning, Deputy Rockland Police Chief Wally Tower said the investigation is continuing.

A passing motorist found the woman in a ditch next to the Salvation Army building. The woman told police she had been hit by a vehicle. The woman was not injured, Tower said.

Route 1 was reduced to one lane for about 15 minutes while emergency crews were at the scene.

No other information was being released.

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