Opening statements in Grace Wight negligent homicide trial

Widower’s emotional testimony marks first full day of trial

Staff photos by Dean Shalhoup Guntis Gravazs, the husband of the late Debess Rogers, answers questions by defense attorney Jim Rosenberg on Tuesday while testifying in the negligent homicide trial of Lyndeborough resident Grace Wight, who was criminally charged in the 2016 crash that killed Rogers.

MANCHESTER – The defense attorney in the Grace Wight negligent homicide trial on Tuesday delivered a scathing assessment of investigators’ work on the fatal 2016 auto-pedestrian crash in Lyndeborough, and the widower of the victim recounted through tears the moment he learned she had died as the first day of testimony got underway in Hillsborough County Superior court North.

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