The passenger in a car that went off Stumpfield Road in East Kingston and crashed into tree was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday night.

New Hampshire State Police said that a 2009 Scion heading south on Stumpfield Road crossed the road and went into the woods near North Road around 10 p.m. The driver, Timothy Gundy, 30, of Exeter was taken to Exeter Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Stumpfield Road was closed for four hours for an investigation.

The circumstances of the crash and the identity of the passenger was not disclosed pending notification of family.

No charges have been filed in the crash.

State Police asked anyone who witnessed the crash to call them at 800-525-5555.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNH

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