ME man killed in hit-and-run ran over a girl in 1968

ME man killed in hit-and-run ran over a girl in 1968

A woman with a history of drink-driving convictions has hit and killed a Vietnam War veteran who confessed five years ago to killing a four-year-old girl in an alcohol-fuelled 1968 hit-and-run, police say.

Douglas Parkurst, from ME in the USA has been hailed a hero for pushing children out of the way as a woman with a history of drunken driving convictions sped across the field on Friday night.

The 4-year-old was struck and killed on the corner of 2nd and Division streets in Fulton.

The obvious is that Parkhurst died the way her sister died: struck by a hit-and-run driver, she said.

"The public was really put at risk that night and that's why I think the judge is setting (bail) so high", she said.

Mr Curley later recognised that the driver was Ms Sharrow, who worked as his grandmother's caretaker 12 years ago.

Douglas Parkhurst, 68, was fatally injured while protecting a group of young baseball players when 51-year-old Carol Sharrow, of Sanford, Maine, plowed her vehicle through the field during the middle of the game, according to the New York Daily News.

Brexit: Davis considers joint European Union and United Kingdom status for Northern Ireland
It would come into effect if a more elegant solution that avoids a hard border and allows the Britain to leave the customs union isn't agreed, although unionists rejected the plan, suggesting it would cut the North off from the rest of the UK .

Fred: Manchester United agree deal for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder
New Manchester United signing Fred has been spotted in the club's training ground, only the image is from the a year ago ... He'll also be the third player to have played for both United and Internacional after Anderson, Possebon and Forlan.

Shooting in Bray sees three men seriously injured this morning
The boxing gym was founded by Katie Taylor's dad Pete Taylor and is home to a number of up and coming Irish boxers. The shooting took place outside the Bray Boxing Club on Harbour Road at around 6.55am on Tuesday morning.

The coming days will be a test of whether Douglas Parkhurst, 68, of West Newfield, Maine, will be granted redemption by public opinion.

Police received a tip-off that Parkhurst, then 18 years old, had apparently crashed a Buick into a pole that same night. "I know it's wrong, but I am relieved".

Parkhurst was never charged in the girl's death because the statute of limitations had expired, but signed a four-page confession after two interviews with investigators. He said she was reported missing in 2014 and found in the woods about 24 hours after she was last seen at a local restaurant.

"She entered through the gates behind us and entered onto the field, and then exited the field and exited the ballpark, striking a male in the roadway", Corporal Matthew Gagne of the Sanford Police Department said. I did not stop. He and his brother had been drinking when they left their brother's house and drove into Fulton; his brother was passed out in the back seat. I don't remember seeing any kids but I believe in my heart I hit the little Ashby girl with my auto. "I am oh so sorry". "Sometime I may be able to forgive him, but not right now".

"I saw the auto pull out of the gate right over there and this guy had some kids with him", Justin Cliffton, who had been playing basketball nearby when the deadly incident occurred, told News Center Maine. He moved to ME and faced no consequences. She was taken to York County Jail in Alfred, where she remained on Saturday.

"We want to share our heartfelt gratitude that physically all of the players from Babe Ruth and Little League are safe and our deep sorrow to the family of the fearless man that gave his life tonight protecting others", Sanford Little League officials said in a social media posting, per the Journal Tribune.

A man who was behind the wheel in a deadly hit-and-run in Fulton almost 50 years ago, has lost his life in an eerily similar way.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Argentina friendly called off after Palestinian 'threats, provocations'
Jun 06, 2018 - 10:41
For days, Palestinian activists had lobbied and rallied to convince the Argentinian team to change its decision of playing a friendly game in Israel .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Did Facebook Give Your Data to Apple and Samsung? Probably Not
Jun 05, 2018 - 16:13
It monitored what data was transmitted when a reporter's Facebook account with 550 friends was connected to a BlackBerry . In other words, they don't need to ask for additional consent from users just as Facebook doesn't need to.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Almost 70 percent with common breast cancer could skip chemo, study says
Jun 05, 2018 - 16:05
Not only will they be able to dodge the side-effects of chemotherapy but they'll also feel more confident in their decision. Sparano, associate director for clinical research at the Albert Einstein Cancer Center and Montefiore Health System in NY .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Apple announces Walkie Talkie app for Apple Watch
Jun 04, 2018 - 23:28
Apple CEO Tim Cook said on stage that Apple Watch sales grew 60% in 2017. watchOS 5 packs in a new way to chat with friends. Perhaps that means we'll see more third-party apps allowing you to listen to audio without a connection in the future.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Antoine Griezmann asked by Barcelona to make imminent decision on his future
Jun 04, 2018 - 23:27
France are in Group C, which sees them face Australia, Peru and Denmark as they chase their second world crown. When he was replaced by Steven N'Zonzi on 87 minutes, Pogba was jeered and whistled by his own crowd.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Deaths, injuries reported after volcano erupts in Guatemala
Jun 04, 2018 - 23:27
About 3,100 people were evacuated and almost 300 have been injured after the eruption, according to the country's disaster agency. Aviation authorities there closed the worldwide airport due to the potential danger to planes by the ash, the AP reported.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bill Clinton: I don't owe Monica Lewinsky an apology
Jun 04, 2018 - 23:25
Lewinsky wrote in a Vanity Fair essay this year that she "was made a scapegoat in order to protect his powerful position". Lewinsky herself recently wrote about the way she now sees the affair in light of Me Too .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Curry dazzles from deep, Warriors take 2-0 NBA Finals lead
Jun 04, 2018 - 23:24
He's working alongside Mike Callahan - who is the most experienced referee assigned to this series. That he is, and now the Warriors find themselves up 2-0 on the Cavaliers.

Johnny Depp doesnt look very well in recent pictures
Jun 04, 2018 - 23:21
As the Hollywood Reporter pointed out , Depp has recently been in the news because of a few different personal issues. The Pirates of the Caribbean cast member looked near-unrecognisable in a series of selfies posted on social media .