A man died after the bed of his truck and the body of his truck separated when he hit a highway guardrail.
According to New Hampshire State Police, they responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 89 South in Warner, New Hampshire just after 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
Troopers discovered a pickup truck traveling south in the area of mile marker 17.2 had struck a guardrail off of the left side of the roadway. The crash caused the truck body to separate from the bed of the truck, police said.
The driver was ejected from the vehicle and was located by troopers in the roadway.
Troopers identified the driver as Tyler Osgood, 30, of Concord. He sustained life-threatening injuries and succumbed to them while on scene, police said.
According to police, the initial investigation suggests that excess speed is a contributing factor to the collision.
The interstate was closed for about four hours while officials investigated and cleared the debris.
Police ask anyone who has information or who witnessed the crash to contact Trooper Eric Mercer at 603-223-2481 or Eric.Mercer@dos.nh.gov.