Carol Sharrow, 52, is accused of erratically driving her auto onto a baseball field in Sanford while a youth team was playing and hitting and killing a 68-year-old man.
ALFRED -A judge ordered Carol Sharrow held on $500,000 cash bail on a manslaughter charge Monday, after she allegedly drove onto a Sanford baseball field Friday night and killed a spectator who was watching the game. The woman turned around right in the middle of the field and drove back through the gate when she struck 68-year-old Douglas Parkhurst, according to police.
Sharrow was subsequently arrested at her home, police said.
The statute of limitations in the case had already expired so Parkhurst was not charged.
Mr Parkhurst was never charged in the hit-and-run death that killed Carolee Ashby in NY on Halloween night in 1968.
She added, "Now I am relieved". It made a complete circle.More news: Local coffee drinkers react to Starbucks diversity training
Ms Sharrow has two previous drink-driving convictions in ME and New Hampshire, according to Sanford police Detective Sergeant Matthew Jones. Police have uncovered no connection between Sharrow and Parkhurst, who was reportedly trying to close a gate on the field to prevent Sharrow from fleeing the scene when he was hit.
He died on the way to the hospital, while no one else was hurt.
"Now it is time to move on", she said. Acting on the tip, Fulton Police Sgt. Stephen Lunn and Investigator Michael Batstone began reviewing hundreds of pages of reports.
He scrawled a four-page confession that said he believed he was the driver of a vehicle that hit Carolee. A second cellphone video showed people rushing to Parkhurt's aid in the parking lot after he was hit. The suspect went off to serve in Vietnam, then returned to the region. A motorist who witnessed the accident later told Fulton police he believed a teddy bear had been hit and thrown.
Sharrow's psychological examination will probably be conducted over the next couple of months, Ruffner said, but the results won't be made public unless they become an issue in the case - if Ruffner tries to argue that his client is not competent to stand trial or not criminally responsible for her actions, for example.
"I heard a thud", Parkhurst wrote in his statement to police.More news: Sara Gilbert Addresses Roseanne Cancellation on The Talk
"I personally think the best thing for these boys is to get back on the ball field", he said. "I did not see what I hit".
"I felt kind of helpless because at that point the only thing I knew was I cared about the safety of the kids on the ball field", Curley said. He didn't remember hitting the brakes, and then left Fulton.
"That did not happen, but I don't know why the police never challenged me on this", he wrote.
"I know in my heart and I am 99.9 percent sure I hit that little girl with my 1962 tan Buick Special", Parkhurst wrote, according to the Press Herald, citing a series of articles by the Post-Standard in Syracuse.
"I pitched to one batter and then I heard, like, rubber burning and everyone looked up and then I heard screaming", Zachary McMurtry told ABC affiliate WMTW in Maine.
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Even though there was no apology, McCann hopes that one day she can forgive Parkhurst for what he did.