• Woman ID’d as victim in fatality
    June 26,2013
     

    Woman identified

    as victim in fatality

    AMSDEN — Vermont State Police have identified the victim of a fatal crash involving a car and a motorcycle on Route 131.

    Jennifer Bixby, 33, of Springfield died of injuries suffered in the crash Friday night. She was a passenger on a motorcycle operated by Jeremy Desmarais, 39, also of Springfield.

    Both Bixby and Desmarais were taken to Springfield Hospital, where Bixby died from her injuries, Desmarais suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries, according to police.

    The driver of the car, Paul Cooper, 59, of Windham, N.H., was not injured in the crash. Police said Desmarais was westbound and Cooper eastbound at the time of the accident, which happened on a curve on Route 131.

    Police delayed releasing the name of the dead woman while family members were notified.

    Police said alcohol was not a factor in the crash, which is still under investigation.

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