19-month-old boy dies following Christmas Day crash in Sheldon

Published: Dec. 26, 2021 at 9:48 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 27, 2021 at 6:09 AM EST
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SHELDON, Vt. (WCAX) - A crash in Sheldon Saturday afternoon left a child dead and two adults injured.

Police say it happened around 4:45 p.m. on Cook Rd. in Sheldon. They say the driver took a sharp turn and lost control due to extremely icy road conditions.

The car rolled down the embankment, landing upside down in water. Both the driver and the passenger made it out safely.

Police say a 19-month-old was taken to UVM Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Sunday, police said the boy died as a result of his injuries while in the ICU at UVM Medical Center in Burlington.

The crash is still under investigation.

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