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For Immediate Release
December 31, 2018
For more information contact:
Sgt. Emerson, Stratham Police
(603) 778-9691

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash, Winnicutt Road, Stratham

On December 31, 2018, at approximately 4:47 pm, a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle on Winnicutt Road in Stratham, NH.

Due to the severity of the crash the Stratham Police Department requested the assistance of the NH State Police CAR team. Preliminary investigation revealed that Delaina McCarthy, age 23, of Amesbury, MA, was traveling east on Winnicutt Road, in a 2009 Ford Focus, when she struck a pedestrian, Terry Barnes, 77, of Stratham, NH.

Mr. Barnes was transported to Portsmouth Regional Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Winnicutt Road was closed for approximately 4 hours as Troopers conducted their investigation and the vehicle was removed.

Assisting the New Hampshire State Police at the scene were Stratham Police and Fire Departments.

This crash remains under investigation by Sgt. Emerson of Stratham Police Department. Anyone with information pertaining to this collision is asked to contact Sgt. Emerson, Stratham Police (603) 778-9691, or

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