Police officers investigate a fatal collision Wednesday evening at the intersection of Lisbon Street and East Avenue in Lewiston. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal

LEWISTON — The woman killed when she was struck by a truck on East Avenue Wednesday was identified a day later as 24-year-old Mariyum Msika of Morocco.

Msika was killed at about 4:30 p.m. when she was struck while crossing East Avenue a short distance from the corner of East Avenue and Lisbon Street. She had been taken to Central Maine Medical Center but died of her injuries, police said.

“The initial investigation revealed that Msika was crossing East Avenue in the area of CVS when she was struck by a 2013 Dodge Ram operated by Joshua Lessard” of Greene, police wrote in a press release. “Lessard, 37 years old, had just taken a right onto East Avenue from Lisbon Street before striking Msika. Msika was not in a crosswalk. Speed and intoxicants do NOT appear to be factors and Lessard is cooperating with the investigation.”

Several passersby stopped at the scene of the crash to render aid to the victim.

That crash was the first of two Wednesday in which pedestrians were hurt in crashes in Lewiston.

At about 4:40 p.m., emergency crews were called to Park Street, near Chestnut Street, where another pedestrian had been injured.

“Police located pedestrian Heather Davis, 28 years old, seriously injured on Park Street,” police wrote. “Video and witness accounts indicate that a 2018 Toyota Highlander was traveling on Park Street with no lights when it struck Davis who was crossing Park Street in the crosswalk. Police identified the driver of the vehicle as an unlicensed 17-year-old, whose identity will not be released due to the driver’s age. The victim, Davis, was transported to CMMC where she remains in critical condition.”

The Lewiston Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Team and the Androscoggin County team investigated both accident scenes, police said. A representative from the District Attorney’s Office also responded to examine the locations. No charges have been filed at this time; both reports will be submitted to the District Attorney’s Office for review.

“The Lewiston Police thank the Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Department,” according to the release, “who assisted with patrol duties since both accidents took up much of the LPD’s manpower.”

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