OOB woman killed in Commercial Street accident

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PORTLAND — An Old Orchard Beach woman died at the scene of a Commercial Street accident Wednesday morning.

In a press release, Portland Police Lt. Aaron Pepin said Rachel Schwartz, 30, was killed after her 2009 Honda Fit struck a utility pole at the intersection of Commercial and Beach streets. Police responded to the single-car accident around 1:45 a.m. The cause remains under investigation.

Schwartz was alone in her vehicle, and police did not release her address. Commercial Street was closed for several hours between High Street and the Casco Bay Bridge.

Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call 874-8532 or 874-8575.