A Penobscot woman is dead after she was hit by a sport utility vehicle late Wednesday night while lying in the road in Orland, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.

Jessica Crocker, 45, was wearing dark clothing and lying in the northbound lane of Acadia Highway where it meets Castine Road at 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Jason Bishop, 39, of Bucksport was driving north in a 2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer and was not able to see Crocker, the sheriff’s office said.

The crash remains under investigation. No charges have been brought.


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