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Police: Victim in Christmas Day Carriage Crash Dies

WATERVILLE, Maine - Police say a Maine woman who was critically injured when a car crashed into a horse-drawn carriage on Christmas Day has died from her injuries.

Police say 56-year-old Kathy Marciarille of Rome, Maine, was thrown from the carriage and run over by the car on Friday in Waterville. She died Sunday at Maine Medical Center. Six other people were treated and released from hospitals.

Waterville police say the motorist, 68-year-old Richard Libby of Clinton, may have been blinded by the late-afternoon sun.

The carriage was giving rides to guests and volunteers at a Christmas dinner hosted at the Waterville Elks Lodge.