BATH — State police say a teen girl was killed when the car she was a passenger in hit a tree Sunday morning on River Road in Bath.
Two teenage boys were also seriously injured in the single-car crash.
According to state police, around 11:50 a.m. Sunday, state troopers responded to a report of a serious motor vehicle collision along River Road in Bath. A conservation officer with the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department was the first emergency responder on scene, followed by troopers from Troop F.
According to state police, a 2008 Honda Ridgeline was headed southbound on River Road when the driver lost control, went off the right side of the roadway and hit a large tree with the right rear passenger door of the vehicle. Three juveniles — one female and two males, all under the age of 17 — were in the vehicle at the time of the crash, state police said.
According to police the teenage girl is believed to have been in the rear seat and suffered fatal injuries in the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name was not released Sunday night.
The two male occupants of the vehicle were transported to local hospitals for treatment of significant injuries, but are expected to make a full recovery, police said.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have additional information is asked to contact Trooper Daniel Quartulli at 223-8993 or email@example.com.