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Canton Fatals Update

| September 5, 2013




State Police say a couple from Dixfield was killed this afternoon when their car veered into the path of a dump truck in the town center of Canton.  Killed instantly in the crash was Howard Child, 73, and his 75 year old wife, Carrie Child.   Troopers said Child’s Subaru Legacy crossed the center line of Route 108 and into the path of the truck, which was loaded with potatoes.  The International dump truck, owned by Crane Brothers of Canton, was operated by 66 year old James Bagley of St. Albans, who was not injured.  The head-on crash took place on a slight curve in the roadway.  The Child’s were headed west, toward Dixfield at the time of the 1pm crash.  

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