Police investigate fatal crash in Brandon

Published: May. 27, 2023 at 6:38 AM EDT
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BRANDON, Vt. (WCAX) - Police in Brandon are investigating a fatal head-on crash Friday night.

Police were called to the area of Grove Street/Route 7, just south of Lovers Lane, after 8:00 p.m.

The call came in as a crash between a full-size tractor-trailer log truck and a pickup truck. When police arrived they found the tractor-trailer overturned on top of the pickup in an embankment. Police say live wires were brought down on top of the vehicles as a result of the crash.

Police say the log truck driver was able to get out, but the driver of the pickup truck was trapped and died as a result of her injuries.

Police are still working to determine how the crash happened, and they have not released the names of those involved.

The Brandon Fire Department, Brandon Area Rescue, and Green Mountain Power also responded to the scene to assist. Grove Street/Route 7 was subsequently shut down and power was disconnected to the fallen wires.

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