September 19, 2011 – Michael Joyce, 29, from Stoneham, Massachusetts, and Karina O’Donnell, 23, of Merrimac, have died as a result of serious personal injuries sustained in a single car accident along Interstate 93 in Salem, New Hampshire. According to the New Hampshire State Police, Joyce was operating a pickup truck, which collided with a tree near the Salem rest stop shortly before midnight on Friday night.
Police also stated that Joyce was traveling north on Route 93 when his truck traveled through beginning of the off ramp and into the rest area, where it continued into the woods striking a tree. Both Joyce and O’Donnell were pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation, but Police believe speed was a factor.
Source: The Eagle Tribune