Salve Regina University student dies after car crash in New Hampshire

This is a photo of Drew Ceppetelli of Burlington, NH. (Salve Regina Softball Twitter)

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (WLNE) — A Salve Regina University student was killed after a single-car crash Thursday.

Drew Ceppetelli, 21, of Barrington, was pronounced dead several hours after being thrown from a car.

A group of six were driving at about 1 a.m. on Route 1 Bypass south towards the Portsmouth Traffic Circle.

The car drove off the road, onto a curbed divider, and entered the traffic circle.

This caused the car to flip several times, ejecting multiple passengers from the car.

Portsmouth police and passing drivers stopped to help the passengers until emergency medical services arrived.

Police said about five hours later, Ceppetelli died at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital.

“With heavy hearts, we share the passing of Drew Ceppetelli,” said the Salve softball team on Twitter. “Her infectious smile made everyone around her light up. Our program is better because of Drew and we hope we will continue to make her proud.”

Three other passengers were taken to Portsmouth Regional Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver and another passenger suffered minor injuries.

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