Vt. police release identity of woman who froze to death outside home

Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 5:40 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 25, 2023 at 6:02 PM EST
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RUPERT, Vt. (WCAX) - Police have released the name of a Vermont woman who froze to death outside her home.

Vermont State Police say Linda Eliason, 76, was found dead outside her home on Sykes Hollow Road in Rupert at about 6:20 a.m. Saturday.

They believe she fell in her driveway and died from exposure.

A neighbor told WCAX News that a plow truck driver found her.

The Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging says it’s important to check on people who live alone, no matter their age.

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