Teen Passenger Dies from East Kingston Crash Injuries
A 15-year-old girl who was a passenger in a car that skidded into a pickup during Friday's snow in East Kingston in died on Sunday.
A 2010 Toyota Camry being driven northbound on North Road (Route 108) near the Kensington border around 11:37 p.m crossed into the southbound lanes when the driver, a 17-year-old girl from East Kingston lost control, according to State Police who took over the investigation at the request of East Kingston police.
A 2006 Chevrolet Silverado traveling southbound struck the Camry on the passengers side causing both vehicles to come to a rest off the western edge of the road, according to State Police.
Police said the snow and road conditions contributed to causing the crash but an investigation is ongoing. According to the National Weather Service at least an inch of snow fell in the area on Friday morning.
The driver of the Camry was taken to Exeter Hospital for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries, according to State Police while the passenger was transported to Portsmouth Rergional Hospital and later to Boston Children’s where she died from her injuries.
State Police did not disclose the identities of the either girl.
The operator of the Chevrolet, Bryce Perreault,22 of Kensington was treated at Exeter Hospital and released.
The East Kingston Fire Department said two sets of Jaws of Life and three ambulances were needed at the crash scene.
State Police asked anyone with information about the crash to call 603-223-8490.