NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Police say a woman on a New Hampshire highway died after she fell or collapsed, and then was struck by a vehicle that didn’t stop.
Police said they learned about the woman, a pedestrian, on the southbound Everett Turnpike near the Exit 4 off-ramp in Nashua shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday. She had either fallen or collapsed. Within minutes of that call, it was reported that she was struck. First responders determined that she was dead.
NASHUA — Juliette Koss, 68, of Nashua, died after an accident at the Exit 4 off ramp of the F.E. Everett Turnpike in Nashua at about 7 p.m. Wednesday.
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The woman was identified as 68-year-old Juliette Koss, of Nashua. Witnesses described the vehicle as a tan mid-to-full-size SUV-type vehicle. The vehicle should have damage to the front end and bumper area.
Three lanes of the turnpike were closed for about four hours.