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Teen killed in West Haven crash

Published: Oct. 26, 2021 at 11:35 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 27, 2021 at 6:23 AM EDT
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WEST HAVEN, Vt. (WCAX) - Heavy rain in West Haven may have played a part in a deadly crash that killed a teenager.

It happened Tuesday morning on Route 22A. Vermont State Police say a 17-year-old was driving with a 14-year-old passenger when he lost control while trying to pass a tractor-trailer. Police say the car hit a utility pole and then crashed into another car.

The driver died at the scene. The 14-year-old was taken to the hospital. Police are not releasing their names due to their ages.

Police say speed, heavy rain, and standing water were all factors in the crash.

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