facebook
twitter
search
search

New Hampshire woman charged in crash that killed two bicyclists

Sept. 25, 2013 at 8:07 PM

HAMPTON, N.H., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A young New Hampshire woman faces serious charges in a weekend car crash that claimed the lives of two bicyclists and left two others injured, authorities say.

Darriean Hess, 19, of Seabrook was charged with two counts of negligent homicide and two counts of second-degree assault Tuesday, WBZ-TV, Boston, reported. Hess was jailed in lieu of $50,000 bail.

Authorities say Hess was behind the wheel of a car that crossed into the oncoming lane and struck the four bicyclists Saturday morning.

Elise Bouchard, 52, of Danvers, Mass., and Pamela Wells, 60, of South Hamilton, Mass., were killed. The other two cyclists were hospitalized.

Hampton police said Monday they had pulled Hess over about 7 1/2 hours prior to the crash for speeding. The TV station said the New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles said she did not have a valid license.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
North Korea officials defecting in fear of rising executions
North Korea: Airport terminal is 'new face' of country
Texas police body cam video shows fatal shooting
North Korea seeks help from Iran in battle against drought
Volkswagen assembly robot kills worker