Vermont State Police continue investigating a fatal accident that happened on Route 4 in Bridgewater VT just after 8:00 am on Tuesday. Police say a tractor trailer truck was headed eastbound toward Woodstock and swerved to miss hitting a westbound car when it crashed into a westbound pickup truck. The driver of the pick-up Robert Ammel Jr 62 of Hartford VT old male was killed in the crash. Police are withholding the driver’s name pending notification of family. The other drivers were uninjured.
The road was partially covered with ice with rainy foggy weather which may have been a contributing factor. Route 4 between Bridgewater and Killington was closed until about 2:15 pm while the accident reconstruction team was on scene