Wintry weather to blame for rollover crash in Lowell this morning

in Derby Line/Lowell/News by

LOWELL — A late-season snow last night left roads snowy and ice covered, causing hazardous driving conditions that were to blame for a single-vehicle rollover crash in Lowell at around 5:30 a.m. this morning.

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Police say that Gary Bowen, 36, of Derby Line, was traveling west on Vermont Route 58 in Lowell, when he lost control of his vehicle.

Bowen ran off the right side of the roadway, striking a culvert and rolling the vehicle.

According to a statement from police, Bowen sustained a “minor shoulder injury,” but he refused medical treatment.

Rockwell Towing responded for Bowen’s car, a 2005 Ford Taurus. It was totaled in the accident.

A release issued by police lists weather conditions as snowing, with roads snow and ice covered.