What will it take to keep this guy off the road?
That’s the question the Maine State Police are asking
themselves after Scott Hewitt, the 32-year-old truck driver charged in a fatal
crash last week, was arrested again during the weekend for driving without a
Hewitt was already driving on a suspended license on July 29
when the truck he was driving down Interstate 95 crushed a car and killed the
car’s driver, Tina Turcotte, 40, of Scarborough, ME.
Following the accident, he was jailed on two outstanding
warrants for his arrest – one for falsifying his logbook and one for removing
an out-of-service sticker from his truck.
According to the Bangor Daily News, Hewitt was out on
$1,000 bail when Maine police busted him again on Saturday, Aug. 6, for driving
without a license. This time, he is being held without bail.
Hewitt has a long history of violations. The day before the
accident that killed Turcotte, he was ordered out-of-service by a state trooper
because of broken taillights. Hewitt fled the inspection station.
In addition to having had his license suspended 19 times,
Hewitt had a revoked truck registration. Also, several warrants had been issued
for his arrest.
This was not the first fatal accident in which Hewitt was
involved. The Portland Press Herald found records of a 1994 fatal
accident in South Berwick, ME, as well. Hewitt has a total of 42 convictions
for various offenses on his driving record as well as at least three other