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Tailgating causes crash

MOUNT HOLLY - On June 26, at approximately 2:44 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash with injuries on VT RT 103 in MY Holly, Vt. Upon arrival Troopers observed a white 2004 Freightliner that had rear-ended a 2003 Grey Toyota Corolla.

The operator of the Freightliner was James Erickson, age 57 from Arlington, Vt., and the operator of the Toyota was Kevin McCutcheon, age 45 from Rutland, Vt. The Toyota had severe rear end damage and the Freightliner had minor front bumper damage.

The Vermont State Police conducted an accident investigation and found that Erickson at fault for following too closely. The drivers possibly suffered from concussions, police reported.