Woman Accused Of Fatal Baseball Field Hit-And-Run Due In Court
ALFRED, Maine - A woman accused of driving onto a Maine baseball field during a game and striking and killing a man before trying to leave the scene is scheduled to appear in court.
Police say 51-year-old Carol Sharrow, of Sanford, Maine, drove through an open gate onto a ball field Friday night. Screaming bystanders and ballplayers fled to get out of the way.
Officials say she hit 68-year-old Douglas Parkhurst before attempting to speed away. Parkhurst died on the way to the hospital.
Parkhurst had confessed five years ago to a 1968 hit-and-run death in New York state.
Sharrow faces a manslaughter charge. She was held at York County Jail Monday and was scheduled to appear in court later Monday.
A jail official says she'll be appointed an attorney in court.
This story was updated June 4, 2018 at 11:04 a.m. ET.