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Firefighter called to crash that killed daughter

Thursday, December 26, 2013
Fatal crash in New Hampshire

Fatal crash in New Hampshire

A New Hampshire volunteer firefighter arrived at the scene of a deadly car crash only to realize his daughter was the victim.

Thirty-year-old Katie Hamilton of Brookline was killed in the accident around 9 a.m. Christmas Eve at the intersection of Routes 13 and 130.

The mother of three young daughters worked as a plumber for her father Steve Whitcomb's business.

Brookline Police Sgt. Douglas Barnett says Hamilton was southbound on Route 13 preparing to turn left when a truck driven by 31-year-old Greg Cullen of Milford hit the rear of her car and sent it into the northbound lane.

She was then broadsided by a Ford F-250 pickup truck driven by 37-year-old James Ciprotti of Weare.

Neither man was injured.

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