SANFORD, Maine - A senior at Sanford High School has been identified as the victim in Wednesday's crash on Salmon Falls Road in Rochester, N.H., according to a letter sent to parents by the Sanford Schools superintendent.
Lydia Ashline, 17, was a passenger in the car.
"We are shocked and saddened by this tragic event," Superintendent of Schools Matt Nelson said Thursday in the letter.
The school made counseling available for students on Thursday and Friday.
The single-vehicle crash was reported around 8:45 p.m. in the vicinity of Ida Circle and Tara Estates.
While en route police learned there was a passenger in the vehicle who was unresponsive. When emergency personnel arrived they determined the passenger was deceased as a result of the injuries sustained in the accident.
The driver and two other passengers in the vehicles were not seriously injured, police say.