Head-on crash in New Hampshire kills a 20-year-old Massachusetts woman, injures 5

Authorities say a 47-year-old man driving a pickup crossed the center line on Route 11 in Gilford on Tuesday, striking an SUV driven by a Massachusetts man.

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GILFORD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a head-on crash has killed a Massachusetts woman and injured five others.

Police say the crash happened Tuesday afternoon on Route 11 in Gilford. Authorities say a 47-year-old man driving a pickup crossed the center line and struck an SUV driven by a 20-year-old Massachusetts man.

A 20-year-old Massachusetts woman, who was a passenger in the SUV, was taken to Lakes Region General Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the SUV and a 45-year-old female passenger were hospitalized. Their conditions are unknown.

Police say a 1-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl in the SUV were hospitalized in stable condition. The pickup truck driver was taken to an area hospital.

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Authorities say relatives of the family in the SUV were travelling behind it at the time of the crash.

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