Charges filed months after deadly UTV crash

Police arrested Kyle Thayer Thursday.
Published: Dec. 3, 2021 at 8:05 AM EST
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POWNAL, Vt. (WCAX) - A Massachusetts man now faces charges for a deadly crash in Pownal back in August.

Police arrested Kyle Thayer, 36, Thursday on charges of DUI with death resulting and negligent operation with death resulting.

Police say he was driving a UTV drunk when he tried to cross Route 7 to Mason Hill Road. Police say Todd Rhinemiller, 48, was on a motorcycle when he slammed into the UTV. The Massachusetts man died at the hospital.

Thayer is expected in court in Bennington Friday.

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