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Woman Accused Of Drunk Driving, New Hampshire State Police Trooper Injured After Everett Turnpike Crash

MERRIMACK, N.H. (CBS) -- A Manchester, New Hampshire woman is accused of driving drunk and crashing into a New Hampshire State Police cruiser on the Everett Turnpike. It happened in Merrimack around 7:40 a.m. on Saturday.

N.H. State Police said 39-year-old Erica Murphy hit the cruiser, which was in the right break down lane. The trooper had been conducting a traffic stop but was in the cruiser when it was hit.

The trooper was hospitalized for non-life-threatening injuries.

Murphy will be arraigned in Hillsborough County Superior Cort on Monday.

The crash is still under investigation. Anyone who witnessed it should call Sergeant Christopher Martineau at 603-223-8626 or email him at


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