Impaired Driver Charged in Fatal Hampton Falls Crash
A Seabrook man is facing a slew of charges after allegedly losing control of his vehicle while driving intoxicated on Saturday, the result of which was a crash in Hampton Falls that killed his passenger, police said in a statement.
Police say the driver's 2013 Mercedes C300 struck a guardrail, rock wall and a utility pole and both the driver and his passenger were transported to Exeter hospital with injuries. The passenger, whose name is being withheld by authorities, died as a result of those injuries. The driver was arrested later at the hospiral.
Earl Ganoe, Jr., 40, was charged with negligent homicide, manslaughter, aggravated DWI, DWI subsequent offense, reckless conduct, falsifying physical evidence, operating after suspension and operating without a valid license.
Parts of Kensington Road in Hampton Falls were closed for approximately four hours following the collision, according to police.
Police said alcohol was likely a factor in the crash but all aspects of the crash remain under investigation. Those who may have further information related to the crash are encouraged by authorities to contact Trooper First Class Daniel Quartulli at 603-223-8993 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.