State News

Fatal car crash reported, July 8

SHEFFIELD—On July 8 at about 5 p.m. Vermont state police and rescue personnel responded to a single-vehicle, fatal crash on Interstate 91 in the town of Sheffield, Vt. The driver, later identified as Paul Joseph Belliveau, age 22, of Concord, Vt., was traveling south when he veered into the median, causing his 1998 Toyota SR5 to roll over. Belliveau was ejected from the vehicle. He was found by bystanders. Belliveau died at the scene as a result of the injuries sustained in the crash. Vermont state police were aided by members of the Sheffield/Wheelock fire department along with Lyndon Rescue and the Lyndonville fire department. Conditions were reported to be sunny and warm, clear and dry. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. State police are asking anyone with information or who may have witnessed the crash to contact the state police barracks in Saint Johnsbury, 802-748-3111.

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