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Vermont man killed in concrete truck crash in Hancock

Sep, 27 2013


HANCOCK — A Bristol man riding in a concrete truck was killed when the truck overturned on Route 125 in Hancock Wednesday afternoon. The driver was seriously injured.

Vermont State Police reported that Jason Barton, 35, of Winooski was driving a concrete mixer truck eastbound on Route 125 around 1:20 p.m. on Sept. 25, with 45-year-old Michael Thompson of Bristol as a passenger. The mixer was loaded with concrete on the way to a job site.

Coming down a long downhill section of the road, Barton apparently lost control of the vehicle while taking a curve in the roadway, and the truck overturned and went off the roadway. It knocked down several trees before coming to rest partially back on the roadway. The trooper described the road as dry and the weather as partly sunny.

State police and the Hancock Fire Department were dispatched to the site of the crash. They said Thompson died at the scene from injuries he sustained in the crash. Barton was air lifted to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., with serious injuries, the nature of which were not immediately available.

Police reported that neither Thompson nor Barton were wearing seat belts.

The 1992 Mack truck sustained extensive damage making it a total loss.

Route 125 was closed for approximately seven and a half hours while the crash was investigated by the Department of Motor Vehicles Commercial Vehicle Inspectors, the wreckage was removed, and the roadway was cleaned up.


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