Press Release: April 7, 2018

April 10, 2018 in Logs, News by Sharon Duffy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On Saturday April 7, 2018 at 5:52 AM, Canaan Police and Fire responded to the
100 block of NH Route 118 for a report of a motor vehicle rollover into the
river. Upon arrival, emergency personnel located a green 1996 Ford 150 upside
down in the Indian River. An investigation at the scene revealed that Samuel
Buckman, 19 years old of Grantham, New Hampshire was traveling northbound
on NH Route 118, left the right side of the roadway and the pickup rolled into
the river. Buckman and his dog Grace were briefly trapped in the submerged
cab. Buckman was able to break a window and extricate Grace and him from
the vehicle. Buckman sustained minor injuries and Grace was not injured. NH
Rout 118 was closed for approximately one hour as crews worked to remove the
vehicle. Drugs and alcohol are not suspected as factors in this crash. The crash
remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the
Canaan Police Department at 603.523.7400.

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AUTHORIZED –
SAMUEL W. FRANK, II
CANAAN CHIEF OF POLICE 603.523.7400