Man Killed In Crash Near Colebrook

May 29, 2011

A 70-year man from Clarksville was killed Saturday morning in a crash on Route 3 near Colebrook, according to state police.

 The victim was Robert L. Eidell, who was southbound in a 2007 Chevrolet HHR when it collided with a 2003 Hyundai Sante Fe sport utility driven by Robert J. Queen, 74, of Woburn, Massachusetts.

 Police said their investigation indicates the accident occurred when Queen “drifted into the southbound lane” a little after 9 a.m. just south of the state-run rest area.

 Police said Queen and a passenger in Eidell’s vehicle, identified as Carolyn D. Eidell, also of Clarksville, received “non-life threatening injuries” and were admitted to the Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital.

 Eidell was pronounced dead at the hospital.

 Trooper Christopher Ladd of the NH State Police- Troop F is investigating.  Anyone with information regarding the crash is encouraged to contact Trooper Ladd at (603) 846-3333.