- Associated Press - Friday, October 10, 2014

SACO, Maine (AP) - A grand jury has added a felony motor vehicle charge to six other charges a Saco man faces for allegedly leaving the scene after striking an elderly woman out walking her dog.

The victim, 87-year-old Jewell Friedman of Saco, died in in the hospital in July, several weeks after she was struck by a pickup truck.

The Portland Press Herald (https://bit.ly/ZT7cTl) reports that the new charge against Leo Paul Bedard III is operating a motor vehicle with a revoked or suspended license resulting in death.

The 45-year-old Bedard has already pleaded not guilty to six charges connected to the June 21 hit-and-run.

Bedard has been held on $25,000 cash bail since his arrest. An arraignment date on the new indictment has not been scheduled.


Information from: Portland Press Herald, https://www.pressherald.com

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