New Hampshire Woman Dies in Tragic Lebanon Car crash
A New Hampshire woman tragically lost her life on Thursday morning following a serious car crash in Lebanon, Maine. The incident occurred on Milton Mills Road around 10 a.m., involving a single car with a driver and two passengers.
According to authorities, the car veered off the road and went over an embankment before colliding with a tree. As a result of the impact, one of the passengers, identified as 76-year-old Billie Laferte from Farmington, New Hampshire, became trapped inside the vehicle. Rescuers worked tirelessly for over an hour to free Laferte, who had suffered severe injuries from the crash. She was immediately rushed to Southern Maine Health Care for urgent medical treatment.
Despite the efforts of the medical team, Laferte tragically succumbed to her injuries. The driver and the other passenger in the car sustained non-life-threatening injuries and are expected to recover.
The Maine State Police have launched an investigation into the cause of the crash to determine the circumstances that led to this unfortunate incident.
Lebanon, Maine, where the crash took place, is a small town located in York County. Known for its picturesque landscapes and charming rural atmosphere, Lebanon attracts both residents and visitors alike. The town is home to various recreational activities, including hiking trails, fishing spots, and camping grounds. The community is tight-knit, with residents relying on each other for support and camaraderie.
Incidents like these serve as a reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for caution while driving. It is crucial for drivers to remain focused and alert, ensuring the safety of themselves and their passengers. Authorities continue to stress the significance of obeying traffic regulations and maintaining a responsible attitude behind the wheel.
As the investigation into this tragic crash unfolds, the community mourns the loss of Billie Laferte and offers support to her grieving family and friends.