RI mother killed in wrong-way crash in New Hampshire
By News Staff
LEBANON, N.H. (AP) _ New Hampshire State Police say a Rhode Island mother is dead and two others were injured in a wrong-way crash along Interstate 89 in Lebanon.
They say 38-year-old Daniel Cowdrey of Hartland, Vermont, was traveling north in the southbound lane of I-89 when he struck a vehicle driven by Ellynn Koelsch in “near head-on fashion” around 9 p.m. Wednesday near Exit 20.
Koelsch was pronounced dead at the scene. The 34-year-old North Kingston woman was with her 4-year-old son. He was taken to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center with serious injuries.
Cowdrey suffered minor injuries. He was arrested at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and was charged with felony aggravated driving while under the influence of alcohol. It wasn’t immediately known if he had a lawyer.
The accident remains under investigation.
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