Guilford woman dies in Searsburg crash

SEARSBURG, Vt. (WCAX) A 19-year-old woman is dead after a two-car crash in Searsburg.

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Just before noon Sunday, Vermont state police say Pooja Meyer, 19 of Guilford, was headed east on Route 9, near the intersection of Sleepy Hollow Road, when she passed another vehicle. After passing, police say Meyer lost control of her vehicle and crossed into the westbound lane, colliding with a tractor-trailer truck.

Meyer was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash. Route 9 was closed for more than seven hours on Sunday.

The driver of the truck was transported to Albany Medical Center with injuries that were not life-threatening.