Police: Man dies following car accident in Craftsbury

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CRAFTSBURY — A 91-year-old Craftsbury man has died at Copley Hospital following a head-on collision that took place last Thursday.

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Police say the crash happened on July 16, at around 5:15 p.m. in Craftsbury.

The accident report indicates that Addison Merrick, 91, of Craftsbury, was traveling north on Route 14, and Scott Smith, 57, of Hardwick, was traveling south on Route 14.

Merrick was attempting to turn left on Wild Branch Road, and collided head-on with Smith.

Merrick was transported to Copley Hospital for his injuries.

Police say he succumbed to those injuries on Tuesday.

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