State News

One dead in motorcycle crash, Sunday

A man died in a motorcycle crash on Route 7 in Clarendon around 11:21 a.m. Oct. 1.  

Police said Roy Loomis, 70, of West Rutland, was traveling west on North Shrewsbury Road in a Kawasaki motorcycle and failed to stop at a red light as he entered the intersection. The motorcycle was struck by Nicholas Winne, 38, of West Rutland, who was traveling south on Route 7 through the intersection in a Ford F-150. 

Loomis was pronounced dead at the scene while Winne, who was wearing a seatbelt, received minor injuries.

The incident is still under investigation, anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Vermont State Police.

Troopers were assisted on scene by Regional Ambulance Service, Clarendon Fire Department, and Vermont Agency of  Transportation (AOT).

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