UPDATE: Hope woman perishes following Route 17, Rockport head-on crash

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 8:15pm
    ROCKPORT — Camden-Rockport Police Chief Randy Gagne has identified the woman who died Feb. 17 in a Route 17 car crash as Elizabeth Sherfey, 26, of Hope.
    Gagne said that a 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, operated by Darreyl Wright, of Union, was heading east on Route 17 near Rocky Pond just after 6 p.m., when that vehicle crashed head-on with a 2004 Toyota Matrix, operated by Sherfey.
    She was driving west, with passenger Leeman Webb, of Limestone, in the car.
    Gagne said the cause of the accident may not be determined, “for a while.”
    “We are still investigating and it [the crash scene] is being reconstructed,” he said. 
    Gagne said earlier in the morning, Feb. 18, that Webb, “was still being evaluated at last report but his injuries are not believed to be life threatening. The driver of the eastbound vehicle was evaluated and released.”

    Rockport and Camden Police, along with Rockport firefighters and a Maine State Police accident reconstruction team are currently off at a two-vehicle head-on collision on Route 17 near Rocky Pond in Rockport.
    Three people have been transported  to Pen Bay Medical Center, in Rockport, with varying degrees of injuries, said Camden-Rockport Police Chief Randy Gagne.
    The driver of one vehicle was extracted from the vehicle by Rockport firefighters.
    Route 17 remains closed at this time while the investigation continues. Sgt. James Moore is leading the investigation.  
    Responding units were from Rockport PD, Camden PD, Rockport Fire, Rockland EMS, Northeast Ambulance, Knox SO and reconstructionist from SP.