On November 29, 2023

One person dead in Route 4 crash


Staff report

Police said a crash on Route 4 Tuesday, Nov. 28 at 12:26 p.m. left one person dead.

Police were dispatched to the crash on Route 4 in Killington (East side of the Pass).
Preliminary investigation determined that 71-year-old Mark J. Candon from Rutland was traveling east when he traveled across the center lane and into the west bound lane of travel and collided with a Marble Valley Regional Transit Bus (The Bus), that was traveling west. Conditions were snowy.
Candon was pronounced deceased at the scene. He was the only occupant in the vehicle.

“It looks like the driver went left of center,” Killington Police Chief Whit Montgomery said Tuesday.

The road remained closed for multiple hours Tuesday afternoon, opening to one lane at times.

The operator of The Bus, 82-year-old Gary E. Gilmore from N. Clarendon, and a female passenger were transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for suspected minor injuries.
This investigation is currently ongoing and anyone with information pertinent to the crash is asked to call the Killington Police Department at 802-422-3200.
The Killington Police Department was assisted by the Vermont State Police, State Police Crash Reconstruction Team, Regional Ambulance Service, VT DMV and Killington Fire and Rescue Department.



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