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Man hit by car, killed on Route 1 in Hancock

WABI-TV | by WABI News Staff | December 7, 2022

HANCOCK, Maine (WABI) – A man from Hancock was killed Wednesday morning after being hit by a car.

It happened just after 6 a.m. on Route 1 in Hancock.

State police say the driver of a vehicle struck 67-year-old Edwin Rowe who was in the road.

Rowe died at the scene.

The driver of the car was not hurt.

Officials say Rowe was wearing dark clothing at the time and the stretch of road where he was walking was dark and without streetlights.

State police say weather and visibility appear to be factors in the crash.

Hancock Grammar School posted on their Facebook page that school had been delayed by two hours Wednesday morning due to the road closure.

Source: Man hit by car, killed on Route 1 in Hancock (msn.com)