Crime Woman who allegedly drove car onto Sanford, Maine baseball field, killing man, expected in court Monday

20:30  03 june  2018
20:30  03 june  2018 Source:   wmtw.com

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Carol Sharrow, 52, is facing manslaughter charges after allegedly driving her car onto a baseball field during a game in Sanford , Maine . She allegedly hit 68-year-old Douglas Parkhurst before speeding off.

Sanford , Maine , Police Dept. Authorities identified the victim as Douglas Parkhurst, 68, from West Newfield, CBS affiliate WGME-TV reports. A gate that Carol Sharrow, 51, drove through to get onto a baseball field in Sanford , Maine , on Fri., June 1, 2018. WGME-TV.

A man was killed at Goodall Park, where a baseball game was happening, by a woman who at one point drove her car on the field, Maine police said. That driver, 51-year-old Carol Sharrow, of Sanford, Maine, is expected to make an initial court appearance Monday.

Officials at the York County Jail said Sharrow has a tentative court appearance scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Springvale court, but it could be switched to a Superior Court hearing. 

Sharrow is currently in custody and faces a preliminary charge of manslaughter, police said.

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SANFORD , Maine --. A 68-year-old man was killed after a woman drove her car onto the field during a baseball game in Maine , according to investigators.

A woman drove a car onto a youth baseball field in Maine on Friday night, scattering players and bystanders before striking and killing a 68-year-old man , authorities said. The car came through the main gate of Goodall Park in Sanford , Maine , around 7:09 p.m., police said witnesses told them.

Officers said the victim was 68-year-old Douglas Parkhurst of West Newfield. Witnesses said Parkhurst was pushing children out of the way of the car. They said Parkhurst tried to close a gate so the driver would not be able to escape the field.

Authorities said Parkhurst died from his injuries on the way to the hospital.

Police were interviewing dozens of witnesses from the Babe Ruth League game and reviewing cellphone video reported to capture the crash, Sanford police said.

That cellphone video shows a car driving around the infield as onlookers scream for the person to get off the field.

A Little League game was also going on across the street.

Police said Sharrow drove into a closed gate then sped through the main gate and drove onto the field during the game.

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SANFORD – A strange scene surfaced on Saturday morning as the police continue to investigate a murder after a 51-year-old woman allegedly drove her car onto a baseball diamond in Goodall Park, killing and killing a 68-year-old man .

SANFORD , Maine --. A 68-year-old man was killed after a woman drove her car onto the field during a baseball game in Maine , according to investigators.

Sanford police confirmed Saturday that Sharrow was convicted in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 2002 on a charge of aggravated driving under the influence.

She was also charged with an OUI by the York County Sheriff's Office, but police did not provide a date or a location on that charge.

The Sanford Little League posted a message to the community on their Facebook page. They sent their condolences to Parkhurst’s family and said he gave his life to protect others.

They said two of the teams that witnessed the incident Friday night will play Saturday morning. The league asked people in the community to come with jerseys on as a show of support.

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