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Keene police investigate fatal crash

KEENE - A driver died in a head on crash Thursday night on Route 12A after his vehicle drifted into oncoming southbound traffic, police said.

The collision happened about 7:40 p.m. Police are withholding the names of both drivers pending full family notification.

According to a preliminary investigation, the driver that caused the crash was heading north on Route 12A when his vehicle drifted into oncoming southbound traffic striking the other vehicle head on. The driver that caused the crash died at the scene.

The other driver was transported to Cheshire Medical Center for treatment of injuries police described as not life-threatening. There were no passengers in either vehicle.

The case remains under investigation by the department's Collision Analysis Team. Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information about it is asked to call Sgt. Jason Short at 603-357-9813.


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