DOVER - Speed and alcohol are being blamed in a fatal motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Dover man on Sunday.
Police say the crash occurred around 8:15 p.m. on Lucas Circle when
a 1976 Jeep CJ7 rolled over.
The driver, Erik Cain, 41, of Dover, and a passenger were both ejected from the vehicle.
Both men were transported to Wentworth-Douglass Hospital where Cain was pronounced dead.
The passenger was treated for injuries and released.
At this time, speed and alcohol appear to be factors in the crash, police said..
The case is being investigated by the Dover Police Department's Special Investigations Unit. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Dover Police Department at 603-742-4646. Anonymous tips may be called into the Dover Crimeline at 603-749-6000. The Dover Crimeline can also be contacted via www.dovernhcrimeline.org.