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Vt. couple killed in I-89 accident

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LEBANON, N.H. -

Police say a couple from Wilder were killed in an accident on I-89 in Lebanon Saturday.

Officials Sunday identified the victims as Amanda Murphy, 24 and Jason Timmons, 29 of Wilder, Vermont. The accident happened around 1:15 p.m.  Police say a pickup driven by Robert Dellinger, 53, of Sunapee, N.H., was headed southbound when he lost control and drove into the median.  The pickup crossed into the northbound lane, striking the victims' car.  Police say they died at the scene.  Dellinger was hospitalized with minor injuries.

Those familiar with the couple say Murphy was eight months pregnant and that she and Timmons were engaged to be married.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash. And prosecutors say they will consider criminal charges.

 

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