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Police: N.H. Woman Sold Drugs To Driver In Crash

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A New Hampshire woman has been arraigned on a charge of selling drugs to a 19-year-old woman accused of plowing into a group of cyclists over the weekend, killing two from Massachusetts.

Booking photo of Cindy Sheppard (Hampton Police Department/AP)
Booking photo of Cindy Sheppard (Hampton Police Department/AP)

Hampton police arrested 48-year-old Cindy Sheppard of Hampton Wednesday night. She's charged with supplying the painkiller fentanyl to Darriean Hess of Seabrook and allowing Hess to drive without a license.

Sheppard's bail was continued at $10,000 at her arraignment Thursday in Seabrook.

Hess, ordered held on $50,000 bail, was arraigned Wednesday via video from jail. She's charged with negligent homicide.

Police say Hess was driving too fast and without a license when she ran into the cyclists on an annual ride in Hampton on Saturday. Two riders died and two were injured.

This program aired on September 26, 2013. The audio for this program is not available.

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