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Dover and fired officer avoid trial on double-fatal Sixth Street crash, for now

Karen Dandurant
Foster’s Daily Democrat

DOVER — The city and a former police officer being sued by family members of two men who died in a March 2021 crash on Sixth Street have asked Strafford County Superior Court for a summary judgment in their favor.

The jointly filed request by Dover and ex-officer Killian Kondrup resulted in a trial scheduled for this week being canceled. Kondrup lost his job in Dover and permanently lost his certification to work in law enforcement for failing to tell the truth about his actions the night of the crash.

Sarah Rosenberger and Pamela Leighton, representing the estates of the two victims — Joseph Bougie, who died at 32, and Michael “Mike” Murphy, who died at 22 — filed suit against the city and Kondrup in 2022, more than a year after the crash.  Read more here >