Fatal crash in Irasburg

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IRASBURG — A 21-year-old man from Albany was killed during a crash in Irasburg this afternoon.

Emergency workers were dispatched to the collision which took place in front of Bob’s Quick Stop.

According to police, Walter Earle, 65, of Irasburg, was headed south on Vermont Route 14, when Laine Ross, 21, of Albany, attempted to enter the convenience store.

Police say he pulled in front of Earle, who attempted to brake, but was unable to avoid hitting Ross’s vehicle which had crossed over into his lane of travel.

Ross was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both vehicles entered the parking lot area of Bob’s Quick Stop and struck three unoccupied vehicles.

Police say the investigation is still ongoing at this time.

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