Nov 26, 2014 9:39 AM
Update: Victim identified after SUV crash in Warner on I-89
WARNER - One person is dead after a morning crash on I-89.
New Hampshire State Police arrived on the scene shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday and found a vehicle fully engulfed just south of Exit 9.
Investigators said Victor Mcallister, 52, of Bradford was killed. They said Mcallister was the driver of a 1998 GMC Jimmy SUV.
The vehicle was on the left side of the roadway and resting against the guardrail.
A preliminary investigation found the driver had been traveling northbound when the vehicle drove off the left side of the road.
The vehicle hit a granite rock formation in the median, rolled over and caught fire. Police say two people working at a local business near the highway saw the crash and ran to the scene, then pulled the driver from the burning vehicle.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The northbound lanes of I-89 were closed for a brief period of time.
The crash is under investigation by New Hampshire State Police Troop D in Concord.
State Police were assisted at the scene by the Warner Fire and Rescue and the New Hampshire Department of Transportation.
Anyone with information about the crash can call Trooper Douglas Schack at (603) 271-3636.