Woman killed in single car crash near Casco Bay Bridge

Woman's body cut from car after it crashed into a light pole on Commercial Street in Portland. The accident shut down a portion of the road for several hours Wednesday morning. Portland Police are working to contact the victim's family. Her name is not be

UPDATE:  Portland Police Department identifies the victim in this morning's crash on Commercial St. as 30-year-old Rachel Schwartz, of Old Orchard Beach.

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A woman is dead following a single-car crash on Commercial Street in Portland Wednesday morning. 

Police say the woman crashed the car she was driving into a pole around 2 a.m.

As a result, Commercial Street was closed from High Street to the bridge for several hours.  

The identity of the woman is not being released until police make contact with next of kin. 

Police expect to release more information about the crash later in the morning. 

Portland Police confirmed a fatal crash on Commercial St. Driver killed. Nobody else involved.






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