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Nashua bicyclist injured in crash with sedan

Police are reminding drivers to be extra attentive to smaller vehicles, such as bicycles and motorcycles, after a crash Saturday that sent a 28-year-old bicyclist from Nashua to the hospital.

Police said Brent Osborn sustained injuries to his lower extremeties in the collision, which occurred when a 2006 BMW sedan turned into the bicycle’s path in front of 216 Central St. around 7:30 a.m.

The driver of the car, Jared Wagner, 20, of Amherst, "failed to yield to the bicyclist" while turning into a parking lot, police said.

The impact threw Osborn into the front-right side of the car and onto the windshield, which was shattered, police said.

DEAN SHALHOUP

Nashua

Bomb threat briefly empties shopping mall

Police are investigating an apparent bomb threat that forced a brief evacuation of the Pheasant Lane Mall on Saturday.

Few details were available on Sunday, but Nashua police in an 8:29 p.m. Twitter message asked people to avoid the area of the mall until futher notice "due to bomb threat."

Police and the city’s Emergency Operations Center posted another message at 9:05 p.m. stating that the threat had been lifted, and that the mall was reopening.

DEAN SHALHOUP

Chelmsford, Mass.

Crash leaves 1 dead, 4 hurt, including Nashua man

One person was killed and four more were injured in an early-morning crash Sunday.

State police responded to Route 3 around 1:30 a.m. Sunday after a 2000 Mercury being driven by a 34-year-old woman was struck by a 2008 Jeep being driven by a 45-year-old man from Nashua.

The Mercury rolled over, ejecting the driver and two of the passengers.

The driver of the Mercury was pronounced dead at an area hospital. One passenger, a woman whose age wasn’t released, is in critical condition. A second passenger, a 27-year-old woman, was treated for injuries that were not life-threatening. A third passenger, a 31-year-old man, was treated for minor injuries. The driver of the Jeep was treated for injuries that were not life-threatening.

No names have been released.

The Associated Press