Sep 14, 2016 9:04 AM
1 dead, 1 seriously injured after 3-car crash on Route 16 in Ossipee
OSSIPEE — A woman is dead and her passenger is seriously injured after a three-car crash on Route 16 on Tuesday.
A Dodge pickup truck was traveling northbound and crossed over the center line, striking a southbound Honda Accord head-on, according to police. A Ford Ranger pickup truck tried to avoid the Dodge pickup, but couldn't, side-swiping it as it was rolling over.
The woman driving the Honda - identified as Janet Baumann, 61 of Ossipee - was pronounced dead at the scene. Her passenger, 67-year-old Gary Baumann, was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
All other drivers and passengers of the vehicles suffered minor injuries or were not injured.
The crash is under investigation with all factors of speed, distraction, and/or impairment being considered.
Anyone with further information is asked to contact Trooper Daniel Quartulli at 603-223-8477.