New Hampshire

Authorities Investigating Crash That Killed Man in Dover, NH

Authorities are investigating a fatal crash that killed a 57-year-old man in Dover, New Hampshire.

Dover police and fire crews responded to a single-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Spruce Street. At the scene, officials determined that Dover resident Bruce Whiteley crashed his 2007 Honda Accord into a tree.

Whiteley, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was taken to Wentworth-Douglass Hospital to treat serious injuries on his chest and legs. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Dover Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the cause of the crash. Police say drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor.

Anyone who witnessed the fatal crash or who has any information is urged to contact the Dover Police Department at 603-742-4646 or the Dover Crimeline at 603-749-6000.

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