A Penobscot woman who was lying on the northbound side of Acadia Highway in Orland was struck and killed by a motorist around 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a press release from the Hancock Country Sheriff's Office.

39-year-old Jason Bishop of Bucksport was driving on Acadia Highway near the Castine Road intersection when he struck 45-year-old Jessica Crocker, who was "dressed all in dark clothing," according to the release.

Crocker was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies aren't sure why she was lying in the road. The accident remains under investigation.