Fatality blamed on drowsy driver
MORGAN Vermont State Police say a driver fell asleep and drifted into oncoming traffic on Route 111 in Morgan, causing a crash that killed the driver of an oncoming car.
Pauline Marsden, 63, of Island Pond, died in the crash.
Police said 18-year-old Joseph Logan, of North Troy, was driving a pickup truck west on Route 111 at about 4 p.m. Wednesday when he fell asleep and awoke to a passenger yelling at him.
Marsden was struck head-on. Police said she died on impact.
Logan was not hurt; the two passengers in his pickup were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Police are still investigating.MORE IN This Just InCASTLETON Rutland Post 31 pitcher Andy Kenosh called it mojo. Full StoryRUTLAND More than 26,000 people were without power when severe thunderstorms rolled through the... Full StoryNORTHFIELD A Norwich University professor has been awarded a research fellowship to support her... Full Story
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