On October 21, 2020

Kingsley Bridge damaged by oversize vehicle; police seek information

Police are seeking information about the driver of a box truck who drove through Kingsley covered bridge on East Road in Clarendon on Wednesday, Oct. 14, causing significant damage.

A oversized vehicle caused damage to the fascia boards and support braces of the bridge. The bridge was closed while AOT determined if the bridge remained structurally safe. On Monday, it was determined safe.

According to the Rutland County Sheriff’s Facebook page, Wednesday, Oct. 14: “The investigation has revealed that a white box truck, with out of state plates, went through the bridge at approximately 8:30 this morning.”

Later reports revealed the plates to be from New York state. Anyone with information or who may have received a package from a truck in that area on Wednesday is asked to call Sgt. Andrew Cross at 802-775-8002.

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