New Hampshire State Police responded to Route 12 in Fitzwilliam for a single motor vehicle accident around 7:37 P.M. on Wednesday.
“The crash occurred near Warren Hill Road and when emergency crews arrived, they found the female driver deceased,” state police said in a press release.
State police identified the driver as Danielle R. Christian, 31, of Keene.
“The investigation revealed that the vehicle, a 2013 Ford Escape was traveling southbound on Route 12 at a very high rate of speed, according to a witnesses, and evidence at the scene. The vehicle lost control and drove off the left side of the roadway striking a large tree. The vehicle split in half upon impact ejecting the driver,” state police said in the press release.
The Fitzwilliam Fire Department assisted the state police at the scene. The investigation of the crash is ongoing.