November 26, 2012

OOB man hit by car dies from injuries; Saco police investigating

Michael White, 65, died after being struck by a car near the corner of Main and Water streets in Saco.

By Gillian Graham
Staff Writer

SACO — Saco police are investigating a car-versus-pedestrian crash that killed an Old Orchard Beach man as he left a downtown restaurant.

Michael White, 65, of Old Orchard Beach was struck Nov. 21 near the corner of Main and Water streets by a car driven by Cynthia Cyr, 29, of Biddeford, according to police.

White had just left Traditions Restaurant and was walking to where he parked his car on Main Street when he was hit by Cyr's 1999 Chevrolet Prism as she turned left onto Water Street, said Deputy Chief Jeffrey Holland.

White was taken to Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford then transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland. Saco police were notified the next day by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner that White had died from injuries sustained in the incident, Holland said.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact Holland at 282-8216 or

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