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Car Slams Into Cyclists During N.H. Ride, Kills 2 From Mass.

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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.

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