Michael Dugrenier, 51, struck and killed by a car driven by Paul Blais, while walking on State Route 202 in Peterborough.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Authorities have identified the man killed in a Peterborough crash as 51-year-old Michael Dugrenier.

Authorities have identified the man killed in a Peterborough crash as 51-year-old Michael Dugrenier.

Dugrenier, of Peterborough, was walking on Route 202 Friday night when police say he was hit by a vehicle.

The driver, Paul Blais, is from Concord. No charges have been filed in the case; investigators are still trying to figure out what led up to the crash.

People Involved: 
Michael Dugrenier
Paul Blais
State Route 202

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