Trucker Indicted On Negligent Homicide In Crash That Killed NH State Trooper Jesse Sherrill

PORTSMOUTH, NH — A Rockingham County Grand Jury has indicted the driver of a tractor-trailer that struck  the cruiser of New Hampshire State Police Staff Sgt. Jesse Sherrill and killing him.

Sherrill was working a paving detail on Interstate 95 in Portsmouth when he was struck by the truck driven by Jay Mederios of Ashford, Connecticut.

Medeiros has been indicted on a charge of negligent homicide and reckless conduct with a deadly weapon.

According to court documents, Medeiros allegedly ingested marijuana within a period of at most three days before the deadly crash and was storing marijuana in the cab of the tractor-trailer.

Sherrill was working a paving detail on Interstate 95 in Portsmouth at the time of the crash.

Medeiros is set to be arraigned next month.

Colonel Noyes released a statement saying in part, “The New Hampshire State Police are thankful to the Maine State Police and the Rockingham County Attorney’s Office for their extensive investigative work following this tragedy”.

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