Police ID pedestrian in fatal Morristown crash

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Published: Oct. 27, 2021 at 7:43 AM EDT
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MORRISTOWN, Vt. (WCAX) - Police have identified the victim in a fatal pedestrian crash in Morristown over the weekend.

It happened just before midnight Sunday on the Hyde Park/Morristown town line on Route 15. Authorities say Rita Chainay, 78, of Hyde Park, was headed east when she ran into Thomas Zapantis, 39, of Hyde Park, who was also walking east along the road. He died at the scene.

No charges have been reported at this time, and the crash is still under investigation.

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