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For Immediate Release
September 8, 2018
For more information contact:
Trooper Thomas Byrne
(603) 358-3333

Motor Vehicle Accident, Nelson

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On September 8th, 2018 at approximately 9:09 P.M. members of the New Hampshire State Police Troop-C responded to Route 9 in the town of Nelson for a report of a head on motor vehicle accident. As a result of the accident, two people were transported to Cheshire Medical Center in Keene. One person sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries. Initial investigation revealed that Meghan Gaouette, 32 Years old, Sullivan, New Hampshire, had been traveling east bound on Route 9 in the west bound lane prior to colliding with another vehicle. Alcohol as well as use of an electronic mobile device while driving appear to be factors in the accident. As a result of the investigation Gaouette was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated (Felony) and Vehicular Assault. Gaouette is scheduled for arraignment in the Cheshire County Superior Court on September 27th, 2018 at 1:oo P.M. Troop-C was assisted by members of the Nelson Police and Fire Department as well as by the City of Keene Fire Department. The collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the accident is asked to contact: Trooper Thomas Byrne, NHSP Troop – C at (603)358-3333.

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