MERRIMACK COUNTY, NH. (THECOUNT) — Nicholas Ouellette, an 11th grader at Bow High School and Gavin Ouellette, a first grader at the elementary school, have been identified as the victims in a double-fatal vehicle crash Friday morning in Merrimack County, New Hampshire.

Both youths were killed in a vehicle crash near Concord Friday morning.


According to reports, the deadly crash, which also injured SAU 67 school resource officer Tom Ouellette, occurred on Interstate 89 in Concord Friday morning around 8:30 a.m.

According to Concord fire dispatch, first responders were dispatched to the area of the Exit 2 south onramp for a report of a multi-vehicle accident with entrapment around 8:30 a.m. When they arrived, they found an SUV had crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer truck.

Nicholas Ouellette and Gavin Ouellette were both pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries. Tom Ouellette was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Merrimack County is a county in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. As of the 2010 census, the population was 146,445, making it the third-most populous county in New Hampshire. Its county seat is Concord, the capital of New Hampshire – Wikipedia.