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For Immediate Release
April 6, 2018
For more information contact:
Trooper Travis Merritt

Motor Vehicle Fatality, Hooksett

photo showing white chevy tahoe and peterbuilt truck

On Friday, April 6, 2018 at approximately 2:50 PM, the NH State Police received a report of a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 93 South, just south of the Hooksett Tolls. Troopers from the Troops B, D and G responded to the scene along with the Hooksett Fire Department and the New Hampshire Department of Transportation. Once on scene, Troopers confirmed that a passenger vehicle and a disabled Tractor Trailer were involved in the crash.

Troopers observed a 2003 Peterbilt Tractor Trailer bearing Missouri Registration 36AP4N in the breakdown lane. The Peterbilt was owned and operated by Abbas Al-Ramahi, Independence, Missouri, Age 55.

A White Chevy Tahoe, no license plates attached , had crashed into the rear of the Tractor Trailer Unit. Investigators are still trying to identify the driver of the White Chevy Tahoe.

A Preliminary investigation revealed the Chevy Tahoe was traveling south on Interstate 93, and crashed into the rear of the disabled Tractor Trailer Unit.

The driver of the Tahoe was delcared dead at the scene. The operator of the Tractor Trailer was not injured.

Two lanes of Interstate 93 South were shutdown for approximately 3 ½ hours while crews attemepted to separate the vehicles, and remove the driver from the Chevy Tahoe. The New Hampshire Department of Transportation assisted with traffic control and direction.

Anyone that may have further information related to this crash is urged to contact Trooper Travis Merritt at 603-666-3333 or via email at

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