Seattle camp counselor killed in Maine pedestrian accident

Corrie Lazar of Seattle, Washington, was killed in a pedestrian accident in Maine reports KOMO News. Lazar was in Maine working as a camp counselor at Camp Laurel in Mount Vernon.

According to the report, Lazar was walking with two other counselors on Route 41 when an approaching SUV ran into her and another counselor. Lazar died at the scene and one of the other counselors was taken to a hospital in Augusta for treatment of “non-life threatening injuries.” A third counselor escaped injuries by diving off the highway.

The driver of the SUV was taken to the hospital for treatment. Police believe the driver may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.

In Washington State, if a person dies as a result of a car accident and the driver is under the influence, the driver may be charged with Vehicular Homicide. In addition, the family may file a civil suit under Washington’s wrongful death statute.

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  1. The Seattle Times now identifies the young woman who died in this tragic pedestrian accident as Corrie Lazar, age 21. Lazar was a graduate of Ingraham High School and attended Western Washington University in Bellingham as a freshman. She was currently enrolled at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and was going to be a Senior in the Fall.

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