Woman Dies After Being Struck by Car

On Friday October 13th at 1706 hours the Washington County RCC received a call of a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on the East Side Road in Addison. Deputies and emergency responders were dispatched to the scene.  Through the course of the investigation it was determined that Trissa Donovan, age 42, of Harrington and Mandy Kane, age 37, of Addison were walking south on the East Side Road in Addison when they were struck from behind by a red Dodge pickup driven by Kayla East, age 23, of Addison.   East crossed the center line after being distracted by her child and struck Donovan and Kane.  Donovan was transported to Downeast Community Hospital where she later died from her injuries.  Kane was also treated at Downeast Community for non-life-threatening injuries.   East was transported to the Washington County Jail and was charged with Driving to Endanger and Operating after Suspension.  Pleasant River Fire District, Petit Manan Ambulance and Cherryfield Ambulance all assisted at the scene.