On behalf of Chief Paul R. Toussaint, the Rochester Police Department releases the following:
On November 9, 2018 at 9:28 pm, Rochester Police, Fire and Frisbie EMS responded to the area of Farmington Road near the Granite Steak and Grill for a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. During the investigation it was learned that Shawna Ducharme, age 36 of Rochester was walking along the shoulder of the road on the northbound side. The vehicle that struck her fled the scene and there were no witnesses to provide a description of the suspect driver or vehicle. Ducharme was transported to the Portsmouth Regional Hospital the status of her injuries is unknown at this time. Based on evidence at the scene the suspect vehicle will have damage to the front passenger corner and specifically the right front headlight area. The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to contact Officer Turgeon at the Rochester Police Department, (603) 330-7128.
For Chief Paul R. Toussaint
Sgt. Michael Miehle