Nashua woman dies in turnpike wreck

Photo by Jeffrey Hastings A Nashua woman died Tuesday morning when her vehicle veered off the roadway on Everett Turnpike and struck a tree, according to police.

MERRIMACK – Police said a Nashua woman died Tuesday morning when she lost control of her vehicle on Everett Turnpike.

Early Tuesday, New Hampshire State Police, Merrimack police and emergency officials responded to a call of a crash with serious injury on the Exit 10 off-ramp.

Lindsey Catalino, 25, was driving north in a 2009 Toyota Camry when she lost control of her vehicle, striking a light post and a tree, according to reports. The vehicle then “immediately caught fire.”

The impact with the tree caused fatal injuries, police said, and she was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was in the car.

The crash and the cause remain under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Kieran Fagan at fagan@dos.nh.gov, or 603-672-3333.

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