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NH Driver Dies After Crashing Into Box Truck

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New Hampshire State Police say a driver has died after crashing into a box truck that was backing into a driveway.

Police identified the driver as 80-year-old Marlene Bateman, of Northwood.

They said she was heading west on Route 4 in Northwood Friday morning and crashed into the passenger side of the truck while it was backing into a driveway.

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The truck driver, 55-year-old Cary McKay, of Gorham, Maine, and a truck passenger weren't hurt.

Route 4 was closed in both directions for about 4 1/2 hours.

Police said it does not appear that speed or alcohol were factors.

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