Two injured in I-91 crash

WESTMINSTER - Just before 2 p.m., the Vermont State Police responded to Interstate 91, mile marker 24, for the report of an accident between a box truck and a car.

According to a press release from the State Police, a box truck towing carnival equipment driven by Karl Blanton, 31, of Lenoir, N.C., hit a Ford Fusion being driven by Patricia Ethier, 44, of East Calais. Ethier and her passenger, Aaron Lewis, 38, were injured and have been transported to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. Ethier, an employee of the Vermont Department of Labor, and Lewis, an employee of the New York Department of Labor, were both wearing their seatbelts, according to the press release. Her vehicle, which is owned by the state, was totaled in the crash.

The box truck received damage to the front driver's side fender. Blanton was not injured.

No other details are available at this time as the crash is still under investigation.


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