NH escaped from inmate killed in pedestrian crash – Boston News, Weather, Sports


NASHUA, NH (WHDH) – A Manchester, NH man who walked away from a minimum-security prison was killed by a Massachusetts driver in Nashua, NH, according to New Hampshire State Police.

Roland Labbe, 67, was walking on Everett Turnpike Southbound in Nashua on Wednesday night when he was hit by Saly Kruth, 53, of Lowell, Mass. Labbe was pronounced dead at the scene.

Kruth was driving a gray 2006 Toyota Corolla at the time and was taken to Southern New Hampshire Medical Center for evaluation.

Police say Labbe had “recently moved away” from Calumet House in Manchester, NH. cover letter writing workshops and job interview techniques.

On June 2, the New Hampshire Department of Corrections placed Labbe on “escape” status after he failed to return to the Calumet House the day before. He had last been seen on June 1 at the Calumet house when he logged off at 9 a.m. to walk and look for a job.

Labbe was imprisoned for sexual assault on a minor.

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