Fatal crash in Cornwall involving firetruck

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CORNWALL, Vt. (WCAX) Police say one person is dead after their pickup truck collided with a Cornwall fire truck Sunday afternoon.

The driver of the pickup truck has been identified as Deane Rubright, 44, of Shoreham. Police say Rubright was traveling West on Route 125 at a high rate of speed and was not wearing a seat belt. Initial reports indicate the driver may have crossed the center line into the path of the oncoming firetruck.

The operator of the firetruck, Thomas Frankovic, 45, of Cornwall, was taken to the hospital for injuries that were not life-threatening.

The crash is still under investigation.