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For Immediate Release
December 17, 2018
For more information contact:
Trooper Eric Call

Motor Vehicle Fatality, Route 16, Dover

On Monday December 17, 2018, at approximately 0210, hours Troopers from New Hampshire State Police – Troop A responded to the scene of a single car motor vehicle crash on Route 16 northbound in the Town of Dover, NH.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, being driven by Justyn Tyndaal, age 39 of Rochester, NH had been traveling northbound on Route 16. For reasons that remain under investigation, the driver lost control of the vehicle and impacted a concrete barrier while attempting to travel through an EZ Pass lane at the Dover toll plaza. The vehicle came to final rest perpendicular in the travel lane of the toll plaza and became engulfed in flames. The driver had been extricated from the vehicle; sustaining serious injuries and transported to the Portsmouth Regional Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The New Hampshire State Police were assisted at the scene by members of the Dover Fire Department, Newington Fire Department and NH DOT. Three northbound travel lanes at the toll plaza were closed for approximately 2 hours as Troopers conducted the on-scene investigation.

The crash remains under investigation by the New Hampshire State Police Troop A. Anyone with further information related to this crash or who witnessed this crash are encouraged to contact Trooper Eric Call at 603-223-8490 or by email at

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