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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Fatal crash in Brownington

BROWNINGTON — A fatal crash took place today in Brownington when a 10-wheel dump truck collided with a 1984 Toyota station wagon.

Police have identified the victim as Michael D. Bachman, 36, of East Calais.

At around 3:45 p.m. authorities were notified of the crash, which happened at the intersection of Hunt Hill Road and VT RT 58.

Police say when they arrived on the scene, both vehicles were facing south positioned partially on the roadway.

Police say Bachman was traveling from Hunt Hill Road and attempted to enter the intersection but did not yield to the dump truck that was traveling west on VT RT 58.

According to the report, the dump truck struck the driver’s side of the Toyota.

Traffic traveling on VT RT 58 has the right of way, and there is a stop sign located at the intersection indicating vehicles on Hunt Hill Road to stop.

The driver of the dump truck has been identified as Alan Porier, 59, of Barton.

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