PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Police confirmed Thursday that 74-year-old Elliot Burton, who was hit by a car while crossing Forest Avenue near Pitt Street last Saturday, has died. Maine Medical Center was treating Burton for accident-related injuries.
The driver, 26-year-old Lindsay Lathrop, has not been charged at this time. The accident remains under investigation by the Traffic Division. However, Portland Police have stated that neither speed nor alcohol appears to be a factor.