WHEELOCK — A 20-year-old man from Newport was killed during a single-vehicle crash in Wheelock early this morning.
Emergency crews responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on Vermont Route 16, near Horse Pond Road, at around 12:30 p.m.
Police say the driver, identified as Tristan Coderre, was headed north when he drifted off the roadway, traveled down an embankment, and struck a tree.
The injuries Coderre sustained from the crash were fatal.
According to the initial report, the crash is believed to have occurred at around 1:30 a.m.
The crash is currently under investigation, and anyone who may have information is being asked to contact Trooper Jason Danielsen at the St. Johnsbury Barracks at 802-748-3111.Are you on Instagram? Cool. So are we. CLICK HERE to follow us for a behind the scenes look at Newport Dispatch.