By Robert Gates
The driver that struck and killed a Danvers bicyclist and another female rider on a Century Ride in New Hampshire on Saturday was driving without a license at the time of the crash, reports Seacoast Online.The Portsmouth, N.H.-based publication said in a story posted early Monday afternoon that Hampton, N.H. Deputy Police Chief Richard Sawyer said Darriean Hess, 20, of Seabrook, did not have a license at the time of the 8:30 a.m. crash that killed Elise Bouchard and a friend.
Additionally, Hess was stopped by Hampton police about eight hours earlier for speeding and was issued a summons and ordered to call someone with a license to come get her car, Sawyer told Seacoast Online.
Bouchard, 52, and Pamela Wells, 60, of Hamilton, were riding in the 40th annual Granite State Wheelmen Tri-State Seacoast Century when Hess' car struck and killed them.
Uwe Uhmeyer, 60, of Essex, and Margo Heigh, 54, of Danvers, were also hospitalized as a result of the crash with non-life-threatening injuries.