New Hampshire

Berlin Man Killed After Losing Control of Truck, Crashing in New Hampshire River

Troopers are working to determine the cause of the crash

New Hampshire State Police

A driver was killed after losing control, driving off the road and ending up in a river in northern New Hampshire, according to state police.

A pick-up truck that was headed south on Route 16 in Errol lost control around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday, state police said. The truck crossed the center line of the road, went off the road and then went into the Androscoggin River, troopers said.

The driver was later taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Authorities have identified him as James Novick, 51, of Berlin, New Hampshire.

New Hampshire State Police responded to the crash, along with the Errol Fire Department and Errol Ambulance.

An investigation remained ongoing into the crash Wednesday morning. Anyone who has any information about what happened has been asked to contact authorities by calling (603) 846-3333 or by sending an email to

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