Police: Driver was high in Brookfield crash that killed passenger
BROOKFIELD, Vt. (WCAX) - Police say a Vermont man was high when he crashed his car and one of his passengers was killed.
Vermont State Police say it happened at 2 p.m. Tuesday on Interstate 89 in Brookfield.
Police say Seth Edson, 28, of Barre City, was headed south when his car went off the road, hit a rocky outcropping and rolled onto its roof.
A passenger in the car, Heather Gibbs, 35, of Barre City, was killed in the crash.
Another passenger, Jason Batchelder, 38, was sent to the hospital with suspected major injuries.
Edson is charged with possession of cocaine, suspicion of DUI drugs and gross negligent operation. He’s due in court on Wednesday.
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