HAMPTON, N.H. — Police say a car crashed into a group of bicyclists during an annual ride in New Hampshire, killing two riders and injuring two others.
The crash happened on a bridge in Hampton at about 8:30 a.m. Saturday, just after the start of the 40th annual Granite State Wheelmen Tri-State Seacoast Century ride.
Hampton police say 60-year-old Pamela Wells of South Hamilton, Mass., and 52-year-old Elise Bouchard, of Danvers, Mass., died from their injuries. Two other riders were taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
The event’s website says the route typically follows the Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine coastlines. The ride lasts through the weekend.
The 20-year-old motorist involved in the crash was treated for minor injuries. No charges have been filed.