Goffstown driver killed in I-93 crash
Article Date: Saturday, July 26, 2008A 44-year-old Goffstown man was killed Friday afternoon when the vehicle he was driving, with a camper in tow on Interstate 93, started to sway in the roadway and the vehicle ended up rolling over and landing on its roof in the median.
Members of the New Hampshire State Police working out of the Troop D Barracks in Concord responded to the accident, which took place in the northbound lane of the interstate in New Hampton. Upon arrival on scene Troopers found one vehicle involved in the accident.
The vehicle, a 2006 Ford Expedition, was towing a 28-foot campter trailer and was being driven by 44-year-old Kirk Lang of Goffstown. Also in the vehicle were Heidi Lang, 41, and Corey Lang, 13, who were also from Goffstown.
According to police, the preliminary investigation reveled that while northbound the truck started to sway to the point that Kirk Lang lost control and the vehicle rolled over into the median. The vehicle and trailer separated and both coming to rest in the median, the vehicle on it roof.
Police said he was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected, receiving extensive injuries. Kirk Lang was transported to Speare Memorial Hospital Plymouth where he was pronounced dead from the injuries sustained in the accident.
The other two passengers in the vehicle were wearing seat belts and were not ejected and were not injured as a result of the accident.
Assisting the Troopers at the scene of the accident were members of the, the New Hampton Fire Department, and the New Hampshire Department of Transportation.
The factors as to what caused the accident are currently being investigated at this time by Trooper Sean Faherty from Troop D.