Claremont man arrested following deadly bicycle crash

Published: Jan. 3, 2022 at 10:04 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 4, 2022 at 6:03 AM EST
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NEWPORT, N.H. (WCAX) - A New Hampshire man was killed Monday when he was hit by a truck while riding his bike.

Newport Police say just before 11 a.m., a pickup truck hit a bicyclist on John Stark Highway near Endicott Road.

Police say Daniel Thurston, 40, of Charleston, New Hampshire, was riding in the breakdown lane when Albon Chapman, 31, of Claremont, New Hampshire, crossed into the breakdown lane and hit Thurston.

Thurston died on the road.

Police arrested Chapman. He’s charged with negligent homicide.

They say Chapman was released on bail from a previous pending charge at the time of the incident.

Chapman is due to appear in court.

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