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For Immediate Release
July 2, 2017
For more information contact:
Tpr. Matthew Merrill
(603) 358-3333.

Motor Vehicle Collision, Route 12, Charlestown

On Sunday July 2, 2017 at approximately 1400 hours, Troopers from New Hampshire State Police – Troop C, responded to Route 12 in the Town of Charlestown for a two-vehicle crash.

The investigation revealed that a silver, 2004 Chrysler Town and Country van operated by Nellie Ellen Stark, age 66, Charlestown, NH, was traveling northbound on Route 12 in the area of the Morningside Flight Park, when it rear-ended a 2008 Chevrolet Aveo operated by Colt Carter, age 33, Norwich, VT, that was momentarily stopped in the northbound lane yielding to traffic, prior to turning onto Ox Brook Road. The Chrysler Town and Country continued traveling off of the roadway where it came to final rest in the grassy shoulder, while the Chevrolet Aveo came to final rest in the center of the roadway.

As a result of the collision, both operators sustained minor injuries. The rear passenger of the Chevrolet Aveo, Carrie Carter, age 32, Norwich, VT, was extracted by members of the Charlestown Fire Department and air lifted to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover via DHART where she remains in serious, but stable condition.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

Anybody with information pertaining to this investigation is urged to call Tpr. Matthew Merrill at 603-358-3333.

   
 
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