Former Midcoast man dies in Portland hit-and-run

By Rob Wolfe Portland Press Herald | Jul 13, 2019
Source: Portland Police Department

Portland — A man has died after being hit by a car on Cumberland Avenue while riding a skateboard earlier this week, officials at Maine Medical Center say.

Wayne Harwood, 25, passed away Friday night, July 12. His family has been notified.

He had lived and attended schools in the Midcoast before moving to the Portland area.

He was taken to Maine Medical Center after being struck by a passing car at the intersection of Cumberland Avenue and Avon Street Wednesday, July 10. He was listed in critical condition throughout the week.

Meanwhile, the driver involved in the collision has not been identified.

Police are looking for a white sedan with damage to the passenger side. A dispatcher for the Portland Police Department said Saturday there were no updates in the search for the vehicle.

Police are asking any witnesses or people with information about the crash to call them at 874-8532 or 874-8575.

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