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Two people dead in farm vehicle crash

Published: Apr. 8, 2021 at 11:44 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 9, 2021 at 6:33 AM EDT
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BENNINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Police are investigating a deadly crash in Bennington Thursday night.

It happened around 6:45 p.m. on Route 9. Police say the 29-year-old driver of a large manure spreader arrived at his field to find a Toyota Camry wedged in the rear of the machine and the two occupants dead inside. He told police that he thought he blew a tire and kept on driving.

Police say Charles Schichtl, 85, and Lorraine Schichtl, 82, of Petersburg, N.Y. died at the scene.

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