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UPDATE: Passerby to Route 202 fatal crash pulls man from flaming vehicle 

  • Rescuers from Jaffrey, Rindge and state departments load a tow truck with the burnt remains of a 2006 Honda Accord on Sunday morning after a car crash on Route 202 in Jaffrey that left one person dead and two injured.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    Rescuers from Jaffrey, Rindge and state departments load a tow truck with the burnt remains of a 2006 Honda Accord on Sunday morning after a car crash on Route 202 in Jaffrey that left one person dead and two injured.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • Firefighters look on as a charred and mangled vehicle involved in the Route 202 early Sunday morning crash is lifted out of a ditch by a crane.<br/><br/> (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    Firefighters look on as a charred and mangled vehicle involved in the Route 202 early Sunday morning crash is lifted out of a ditch by a crane.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)

  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

    A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.

    (Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

  • Rescuers from Jaffrey, Rindge and state departments load a tow truck with the burnt remains of a 2006 Honda Accord on Sunday morning after a car crash on Route 202 in Jaffrey that left one person dead and two injured.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • Firefighters look on as a charred and mangled vehicle involved in the Route 202 early Sunday morning crash is lifted out of a ditch by a crane.<br/><br/> (Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Priscilla Morrill)
  • A car accident on Route 202 in Jaffrey on Sunday morning left one person dead and two in the hospital.<br/><br/>(Staff photo by Brandon Lawrence)

JAFFREY — A 19-year-old from Massachusetts has been charged with negligent homicide in the Sunday, early morning crash on Route 202, in which a passenger was killed, according to a press release issued by Jaffrey police Sunday afternoon. The alleged driver is a Franklin Pierce University student, according to Sgt. Scott Stevens of the Jaffrey Police Department.

The name of the deceased has not been released as police say the victim has not yet been positively identified. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

At 4:40 a.m. Sunday morning, police say Edgard Henriquez, 19, of Dedham, Mass., was driving a 2006 Honda Accord northbound on Route 202 when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed into the southbound lane and crashed into the woods by Red Dam.

Two motorists passing by called 911 and reported the vehicle upside down in the woods off the road next to Mountain Brook Reservoir. When police reached the scene, the vehicle was engulfed in flames.

Jared Barnhard of Hancock, a 2010 graduate of FPU, said by phone Sunday evening that he and his fiance came upon the accident scene at approximately 4:30 a.m. while they were on their way to Boston for a 5K race.

“My fiance yelled at me to stop the car because she saw a small fire in the woods,” Barnhard said, adding that his fiance then used her cell phone to call 911. Seconds later, Barnhard heard a young man yelling, “Someone help me! Help me!”

Tyler Tobin, 18, of Dedham, Mass., — who police later identified as a passenger in the vehicle — needed help getting his friend, Henriquez, out of the crashed Honda Accord. The flaming vehicle was flipped upside down on its roof with Henriquez half out of the car’s back window and his arms outstretched in the dirt, Barnhard said.

“I said, ‘You have to turn towards me. I think we can get you out,’” Barnhard said about his conversation with Henriquez. Henriquez was badly bruised and having a difficult time breathing, said Barnhard.

Barnhard successfully pulled Henriquez from the car, but both Henriquez and Tobin insisted that another person was still inside. Barnhard said he surveyed the area, but didn’t see a third person, and quickly helped the two teenagers away from the rising flames.

Approximately two minutes later, the group was about 25 yards from the car when it blew up, according to Barnhard.

Despite seeing the campfire-like flames when he arrived at the crash scene, Barnhard said he never doubted approaching the car to save the injured teenager, who was trapped inside. “I didn’t do anything heroic,” he said. “I was raised to do what’s right. There was no way I was going to leave him there.”

While Barnhard and his fiance waited for first responders to arrive, Barnhard said they applied pressure to Henriquez’s bruised head by wrapping a water safety vest around it. They also sat Henriquez in their car’s backseat with a blanket to keep him warm.

Both Tobin and Henriquez were transported to Monadnock Community Hospital. Tobin was treated and released, said Laura A. Gingras, vice president of community relations for MCH, on Monday. Henriquez was transferred to UMass Medical Center in Worcester, Mass., shortly before 8 a.m. on Sunday, and is currently being treated at the hospital’s pediatric intensive care unit, according to UMass records.

The deceased was not ejected from the vehicle and must have been inside when Barnhard found Henriquez, according to Sgt. Stevens.

Henriquez was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI and negligent homicide. He was released on $50,000 personal recognizance, and was issued a June 6 arraignment date at the 8th Circuit Court in Jaffrey.

Police had given Henriquez a Breathalyzer test at the scene of the crash to determine his blood alcohol level and also took blood samples, Stevens said in a phone interview Monday.

Lisa Murray, FPU’s director of university relations and creative services, confirmed Monday that Henriquez is an FPU student. She said the two passengers are not enrolled at FPU.

N.H. State Fire Marshal’s Office investigators, state police, the state’s assistant deputy medical examiner and Rindge firefighters assisted Jaffrey police and firefighters at the scene.

A stretch of Route 202 between Adam Street and beyond the bridge spanning Mountain Brook Reservoir was closed to through traffic from 5 a.m. to noon as investigators and firefighters worked the scene. The charred and heavily damaged vehicle was removed from the woods with the assistance of a crane.

After the vehicle was towed away, accident reconstruction officers from state police examined yaw marks on the road, as well as the ditch where the vehicle came to rest.

Debris, shattered glass, as well as burnt trees and ground cover, were visible Sunday where the car came to rest off the road. Several rocks on the side of the road had been overturned and uprooted in the vicinity, too. And a reflector post had been bent in a “U” shape and was dislodged from the ground.

The Jaffrey Fire Department did not return a message by press time.

On Rindge’s FPU campus, Murray said Monday that university officials are meeting with and offering their support to students, their families and friends affected by the tragedy.

Student advisors and faculty will be kept informed of Henriquez’s medical condition, but for legal and privacy reasons the university will not share those updates with the general public, Murray said.

Henriquez’s Facebook page Sunday night stated that he is a freshman at FPU and that he and Tobin went to Dedham High School together.

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