Maine State Police Looking For Driver In Fatal Hit And Run
The Maine State Police is looking for the public's help as they investigate a fatal hit and run crash that happened on Sunday afternoon.
According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety, at around 2:45 PM on Saturday (May 29th), police responded to a multiple vehicle crash on Springfield Road in Township8 Range 4.
The police investigation found that a 2003 Ford Explorer, registered to 35 year old Rian Moore, of Danforth, was driving south when it reportedly cross the center line, striking two motorcycles.
Those motorcycles were ridden by 50 year old Don Charette and 30 year old Jesse Ouellette. The SUV then fled the scene. Both riders were taken to the hospital. Sadly, Charette did not survive his injuries.
The press release says, in part:
On Sunday, May 29, 2022, at approximately 2:45 p.m. the Maine State Police responded to a crash on Springfield Road in T8 R4 NBPP near Danforth. The investigation found that the driver of a 2003 Ford Explorer was heading South when the driver crossed the center line and struck two motorcycles, an orange 2009 Harley Davidson Street Glide driven by 50-year old Don Charette of Frenchville, and a black 2012 Harley Davidson Street Glide driven by 30-year-old Jesse Ouellette of St Agatha. Charette and Ouellette were transported to a local hospital. Charette did not survive the crash. Ouellette suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Both operators were not wearing helmets.
Police are still looking for Moore. If you know anything about Moore's whereabouts or have any information than can help police, please call the Maine State Police at 207.973.3700.
NOTE - All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law