Dennis, thank you. I will make note of that; however, the intent of this
email is/was to focus on lives lost while being in/around crosswalks. ;)
On Fri, Sep 6, 2019 at 5:08 PM Dennis Marrotte <
Angela, Thank You for your Observations. Over my career at CMP,
I often worked with Line Crews from Portland and from other Company
Divisions, usually during Storm Restoration. And even with Crews from Nova
Scotia and New Brunswick.
A Lineworker, even with all the Advance Safety measures, laid out forward
and aft of a work site, Road Guards, local PD's, when they are up in the
Air, working, they are at the mercy of Drivers who may get distracted, not
paying attention or as happened in York County a few years ago, on Rte
202, a driver was fleeing from law enforcement and came very close to
causing a disaster when he came up on a Crew up in the Air.
On Fri, Sep 6, 2019, 4:55 PM Angela King <angela@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
So sorry for the loss, for his family, for your community.
Maine is at 13 pedestrian fatalities so far this year, with four months
left to go. When I opened the newspaper this morning, there was the
Westbrook story, a Skowhegan pedestrian fatality, and a woman in Sumner
found in a ditch on the side of the road, injured, unresponsive, with her
bicycle lying next to her. Really disturbing that cases of hit and run are
A Jane Jacobs quote comes to mind, and I agree given the highways
splitting towns, making roads unsafe for walking - an activity that gets
people out and connected, not isolated:
"Not T.V. or illegal drugs but the automobile has been the chief
destroyer of American communities."
On Fri, Sep 6, 2019 at 4:13 PM Lee Prince <leeleeprince51@xxxxxxxxx>
A pedestrian who was hit and severely injured by a motorist, has died.
He now is but a memory to family and friends, a horrible statistic to us
I'm in shock and sadness, not really sure what to say further.
RIP Mr Verrill