3 Dead After Speeding Car Plunges Into N.H. River

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  1. kwflatbed

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    [​IMG] Officials say the driver, believed to be Brandy Duguay, 19, of Thornton, New Hampshire, left the roadway, struck several trees and then went over an embankment, coming to a rest in the river.

    RUMNEY, N.H. (WBZ) ― Three people are dead after a horrific crash in Rumney, New Hampshire.

    According to the Grafton County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened on Buffalo Road around 9 a.m. Sunday.

    When emergency crews arrived, they found a car submerged in the Baker River.

    Officials say the driver, believed to be Brandy Duguay, 19, of Thornton, New Hampshire, left the roadway, struck several trees and then went over an embankment, coming to a rest in the river.

    Witnesses were able to pull one person from the car, who was rushed to Speare Memorial Hospital in Plymouth, New Hampshire. That person was pronounced dead a short time later.

    The two other people inside the car were found when the vehicle was pulled out of the water.

    Police identified Duguay's passengers as Jason Marrer, 24, of Holderness, New Hampshire and Matthew Milton, 19, of Thornton. It is unclear which of the victims was pulled out of the car by witnesses.

    Officials say speed was a factor in the crash. The accident remains under investigation.

    http://wbztv.com/local/newhampshire/new.hampshire.crash.2.721351.html

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