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For Immediate Release
May 1, 2020
For more information contact:
Trooper Kenneth McGrath

Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident, Interstate 89 North, Warner, NH

On Friday, May 1, 2020 at approximately 11:40pm, Troopers from the State Police Troop D Barracks responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Interstate 89 Northbound at Exit 8, in the Town of Warner. Upon arrival, there was a single vehicle at the scene, which was identified as a 2000 Honda Civic.

Based upon the initial investigation, the Honda Civic was traveling northbound when it lost control and veered off the side of the roadway, struck the Exit sign and then rolled over. The operator of the Honda Civic was identified as John Willey, age 22, of Boscawen, NH. Willey sustained life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

NHSP Troop D was assisted at the scene by the Warner Fire Department.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Anyone that may have further information related to this collision, or who witnessed this collision are encouraged to contact Trooper Kenneth McGrath at 603-227-0088 or email him at

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