Driver charged in deadly 2017 pedestrian crash

WELLS RIVER, Vt. (WCAX) A driver now faces charges of gross negligent operation a year after a deadly crash in Wells River.

Police say last September, David Gilbo, 34, was pulling out of the P & H Truck Stop when he hit David Elder, 55, of Ryegate, who was doing maintenance on an underground storage tank at the truck stop.

Elder died at the scene.

Gilbo is due to be arraigned in Vermont Superior Court in Barre Thursday.