Conservation Officer Ryan Harris
NH Fish and Game
Region 3 Office
August 7, 2023
Newington, NH – On Saturday, August 5, 2023 at 9:09 p.m., NH Fish and Game was notified by NH State Police Troop A of a fatal UTV crash on Fox Point Road in the Town of Newington. Conservation Officers responded to the scene along with Greenland Fire, Newington Police, and Newington Fire Department. The victim, identified as Joshua Wyman, 28, of Newington, was operating a UTV with one passenger in a field when it went off the left side of the trail he was on and rolled over. The UTV rolled onto him before coming to rest.
Others on scene rushed to help Wyman, moved the UTV off of him, and immediately rendered aid. Unfortunately, Wyman succumbed to his injuries. The passenger was transported to Portsmouth Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Wyman was not wearing a helmet or a seatbelt at the time of the crash. The investigation into the exact cause of the crash is still ongoing but speed is believed to be a contributing factor. No further information available at this time.