Route 101 in Keene. (File photo - flickr)

Aug 17, 2015 10:50 AM

Keene pedestrian dies after being hit trying to cross Route 101

KEENE – A pedestrian hit by a vehicle on Route 101 Sunday night has died.

60-year-old David Heshbon, of Keene, was crossing Route 101 just west of Winchester Street Rotary when police say a Paul Bacon, of Vermont, hit him while merging.

Emergency personnel arrived to find Heshbon unconscious in the grass next to the road.

Heshborn was treated for head trauma and airlifted to UMASS hospital in Worcester, Mass.

According to the Keene Sentinel, Heshborn died Monday of his injuries.


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