On October 18, 2023

Rodney Greene of Killington dies in Route 4 crash


On Thursday, Oct. 12 at 3:44 p.m., Rodney Green, 71, from Killington died in a two vehicles crash on US- 4, near Old Turnpike Road in Mendon. 

Preliminary police investigation reported that Greene was a passenger riding with Rex Winney, 58, also from Killington. They were traveling eastbound on Route 4 in a 2020 Ford  Fusion.

Their vehicle was hit when a 2016 Subaru Outback driven by Jon M. Lantman, 73, from Fitchburg, Massachusetts, with a juvenile age 13 from Mendon, traveling westbound attempted to turn left, crossing traffic, onto Gateway Courtt. 

Greene was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Both cars were totalled.

Winney was transported by Regional Ambulance Service to the Rutland Regional Medical Center for treatment of his injuries.

Lantman and his juvenile passenger were transported by Regional Ambulance Service to the Rutland Regional Medical Center for serious injuries. They were both later transported to the University of Vermont Medical Center for further medical treatment. 

The weather was listed as wet and rainy.

Traffic on Route 4 was delayed as a result of the crash until 8:06 p.m.

 State police were assisted on scene by Regional Ambulance Service, the Rutland City Fire Dept., and the Killington Police Dept.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the State Police – Rutland Barracks at 802-773-9101.

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