Police investigate pedestrian in ditch

By Daniel Dunkle | May 08, 2014

Rockland — Police are investigating to determine how a female Rockland resident came to be lying in a ditch Wednesday evening, May 7, according to Deputy Police Chief Wally Tower.

A call of a car vs. pedestrian on Route 1 near the Salvation Army came into Knox County Communications at about 9 p.m. A woman was found in the ditch. Police are not releasing her name at this time.

Tower said she did not have injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle. She was taken by Rockland Fire and Emergency Medical Services to Pen Bay Medical Center.

The incident remains under investigation, he said.

News Director Daniel Dunkle can be reached at ddunkle@courierpublicationsllc.com or 594-4401 ext. 122.

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Daniel Dunkle is editor of The Courier-Gazette and news director for Courier Publications. He lives in Rockland with his wife, Christine, who also works for Courier Publications, and two children.

Dunkle has previously served as editor of The Republican Journal in Belfast. He has worked as a reporter and photographer in the Midcoast since 1998.


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