News Briefs, police

Man dies in car crash

KILLINGTON — Police say a Massachusetts man died from injuries sustained in a one-car crash that occurred Saturay, March 18 in Killington.  According to a press release from the Vermont State Police, Stephen Driscoll, age 25 of Bedford, N.H. and Alejandro Phoenix, age 30 of Rockland, Mass., were driving on Tanglewood Drive in Killington on Saturday night when their Ford Focus left the roadway after failing to negotiate a turn and struck a tree. Driscoll and Phoenix were trapped inside the car but were extracted by friends. Driscoll, who was wearing a seat belt, was transported to Rutland Regional Medical Center for treatment. Phoenix, who was not wearing a seat belt, sustained a significant head injury and died at the scene.  The investigation is on going.

Mountain Times Newsletter

Sign up below to receive the weekly newsletter, which also includes top trending stories and what all the locals are talking about!