LOWELL — A car crash this morning in Lowell claimed two lives and shut down part of Vermont Route 100, just north of the Lowell-Eden town line.
Police say the accident was a head-on collision, and that both drivers were killed.
A spokesman for the Vermont State Police says that identification of the victims is awaiting notification of next of kin.
Lowell and North Hyde Park fire departments assisted with traffic control, as the road remained closed throughout the day.
Newport Dispatch will update this story as more information becomes available.