Flagger working in Derry struck and killed; motorist charged with negligent homicide

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A flagger is rushed to the hospital after being struck by a car in Derry. The man, whose identity was withheld by police pending notification of family, later died. Photo/Jeffrey Hasting

DERRY, NH — On March 26, 2020 at 9:27 a.m. Derry police responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on East Broadway involving an SUV and a pedestrian.

The crash occurred in the area of 122 East Broadway where a road repair was underway.
The flagger who was controlling traffic at the road repair site was struck by a passing SUV. He was transported to Parkland Medical Center in serious condition with multiple injuries. At approximately 11:10 a.m. the man passed away. His identity is being witheld pending notification of his family.
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The driver of the SUV remained at the scene while officers began the crash investigation. He was arrested shortly thereafter for Driving Under the Influence. Charges were upgraded to negligent homicide according to an updated news release.

The driver, Kevin Nagle, 49, of 91 East Broadway in Derry, was in police custody awaiting bail to be set.
Nagle is charged with Felony DUI and is Derry police custody. No bail has been set yet and no photo is available at this time.

Those arrested are considered innocent until proven guilty. Further questions about this matter should be referred to Derry Police.


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