Boat Operator Indicted in Crash That Killed 2 on the Piscataqua River - NECN
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Boat Operator Indicted in Crash That Killed 2 on the Piscataqua River

John Wickman, of Eliot, Maine, is accused of negligently crashing into a buoy on May 5, 2018 and causing the deaths of 7-year-old Kaillen Wickman and 56-year-old Laurie Stewart

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    Boat Operator Indicted in Crash That Killed 2 on the Piscataqua River
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    A boat operator has been indicted on two counts of negligent homicide stemming from a crash in New Hampshire last year that killed a 7-year-old girl and an adult.

    Seacoastonline.com reports that 60-year-old John Wickman, of Eliot, Maine, was indicted by a Rockingham County Superior Court grand jury. He's accused of negligently crashing into a buoy on the Piscataqua River in Newington on May 5, 2018, causing the deaths of 7-year-old Kaillen Wickman, and 56-year-old Laurie Stewart. Kaillen's then-5-year-old brother was injured.

    Police said one of the passengers, who was wearing a life jacket, was ejected from the 24-foot Boston Whaler into the river during the crash.

    It wasn't immediately known if John Wickman had a lawyer, and a phone number couldn't be found for him.

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