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For Immediate Release
September 16, 2017
For more information contact:
Trooper First Class Thomas Conlon
(603) 223-8614

Motor Vehicle Fatality, Hampton

On September 16, 2017 at approximately 2350 hours, the Hampton Police Department was notified of a motor vehicle collision on the Route 1 southbound interchange ramp to Route 1 north in Hampton. Due to the seriousness of the crash Hampton Police requested the assistance of New Hampshire State Police Troop-A and the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction [C.A.R.] Unit.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 1997 Dodge Dakota truck being driven by Keith Rogers, age 61, of Voluntown, CT had been traveling southbound on the northbound ramp to Route 1 north when the Dodge Dakota impacted a 2007 Kawasaki EX 250 motorcycle head on driven by Dawn Houston-Fields, age 32, of Greenland, NH. Dawn Houston-Fields sustained serious injuries and was transported to Portsmouth Regional Hospital where she later died from the injuries sustained in the collision.

The Route 1 northbound interchange ramp was closed for approximately 4 hours as Troopers investigated the accident.

The Collision Analysis and Reconstruction, [C.A.R] Unit was assisted on scene by members of the New Hampshire State Police - Troop A, the Hampton Police Department, the Hampton Fire and Rescue Department and the Office of the State Medical Examiner.

Anyone that may have further information related to this collision or witnessed this collision are encouraged to contact Trooper First Class Thomas Conlon at 603-223-8614 or via email at

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