Hudson man killed in crash

Courtesy photo Hudson and Pelham firefighters work to extricate one of the drivers involved in the Sunday night crash on Dracut Road in Hudson that claimed the life of a Hudson man. The crash occurrred around 8:30 p.m. near Schaefer Circle.

HUDSON – Police continue to investigate the two-car head-on crash on Dracut Road Sunday night that claimed the life of Thomas Spillane, a 53-year-old resident of Hudson, and caused serious injuries to the other driver.

Injured was Jesse Pickett, 19, of Merrimack, who police said was treated at the scene then flown by medical helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Dracut Road and Schaefer Circle.

A passenger in Pickett’s car, Daniel Hodge, 23, of Nashua, escaped injury, police said.

A full story will appear in Tuesday’s Telegraph and on www.nashuatelegraph.com.

-DEAN SHALHOUP