Woman Charged in Deadly DWI Crash in N.H.

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A woman has been charged with DWI in a crash that left one passenger dead and two seriously injured in Claremont, New Hampshire.

Police say 36-year-old Amber King of Claremont was under the influence when she crashed a Jeep Grand Cherokee on Main Street Saturday afternoon.

The SUV landed on its roof. One passenger, a 32-year-old woman, was thrown from the vehicle into Sugar River. She was taken to Valley Regional Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

A 37-year-old woman, a 35-year-old man and King were entrapped and had to be cut from the vehicle. All three were also transported to Valley Regional Hospital.

The injuries to the surviving passengers are considered serious. Police did not release any information about the extent of King's injuries.

King is being charged with aggravated felony DWI and negligent homicide.

The date of the suspect's arraignment has not been set. It was not immediately clear if she had an attorney.

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