A woman from Haverhill, N.H. died from injuries she suffered in a crash on Route 5
A woman from Haverhill, N.H. died from injuries she suffered in a crash on Route 5 in Fairlee on Wednesday night. Miriam Metz, 79, crashed while driving a 2013 Audi A3 north on Rt. 5 about 8:30 p.m. and later died at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Trooper David Wicks reported that Metz, who was wearing a seat belt, lost control of her vehicle while turning toward the left on a curve in the road. The trooper noted that the sky was overcast and the roadway was wet at the time of the crash. The vehicle came to a final position of uncontrolled rest about 500 feet from where it left the roadway on the east side of Rt. 5. Seriously hurt in the crash, Metz was taken by Upper Valley Ambulance service to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center where she died as a result of her injuries.