Locals killed in New Hampshire car crash, driver charged

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NEWPORT — Police in New Hampshire say they have charged a woman with negligent homicide and aggravated driving while intoxicated, after a car crash over the weekend took the lives of two Orleans County residents.

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The head-on collision took place at around 11:15 p.m. Friday night on Route 10 in Croydon, New Hampshire.

The crash killed 20-year-old Michelle Fenimore of Brownington and 18-year-old Nicholas Carpenter of Coventry.

Police say Kristine Lake, 22, of Sharon, Vermont, drifted into the southbound lane before crashing into the car driven by Fenimore, in which Carpenter was a passenger.

Lake suffered minor injuries and was later charged.

She was released on $50,000 bail and is scheduled to be arraigned Oct. 3.

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