Driver killed in Benson head-on with tractor-trailer

BENSON, Vt. (WCAX) Police are investigating a fatal early morning crash in Benson between a car and a tractor-trailer.

It happened just before 5:30 a.m. Thursday. Authorities say 69-year-old Peter Pritchard's VW Jetta was headed south on Route 22A when he crossed the center line and crashed into a truck heading in the opposite direction. The Brandon resident died at the scene. The truck driver from Rutland was uninjured.

Officials say the crash remains under investigation.