NH State Senator hits Maine pedestrian

12:54 PM, Nov 2, 2013   |    comments
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PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire - Portsmouth New Hampshire Police say New Hampshire State Senator Martha Fuller Clark was involved in a car accident late Friday night.

The 70 year old Senator went onto a curb and struck a pedestrian on Maplewood Ave. in Portsmouth. The pedestrian, 67 year old Carla Dow of Kittery Point, Maine was transported the Portsmouth Regional Hospital. No updates have been available on her condition.

Police say Senator Clark showed no signs of "indicators" that would suggest she was under the influence of any intoxicants at the time of the crash.

Senator Martha Fuller Clark is currently in her fourth term serving New Hampshire's 21st District covering the areas including Durham, Lee, Madbury, Newfields, Newington, Newmarket and Portsmouth.

A New Hampshire Democratic website says Clark has served as President Pro-Tem, and served as Chair of the Energy, Environment and Economic Development Committee, Vice Chair of Executive Departments and Administration Committee, and as a member of Education, Transportation and Interstate Commerce Committees. Before being elected to the Senate, Martha spent twelve years in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

The senator is currently Vice Chair of the New Hampshire Democratic Party and a member of Democratic National Committee, serving on the Resolutions Committee. In 2008, she was co-chair of the New Hampshire Committee to Elect Barack Obama President of the United States.

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