May 9, 2021

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2 New York residents killed in crash with farming vehicle

Two people are dead after their car crashed into the back of a farming vehicle in southern Vermont, police confirmed late Thursday. Members of the Bennington Police Department said a 1998 Toyota Camry crashed into the back of a dry hauler, a truck equipped to spread fertilizer, on Vermont Route 9 just after 6:45 p.m. Eighty-two-year-old Lorraine Schichtl and 85-year-old Charles Schichtl, both of Petersburg, New York, were pronounced dead on the scene. The truck’s driver told police he continued to drive after the crash, reportedly unaware that it had occurred. “Williams told investigators that he thought he had blown a tire and didn’t know a vehicle had struck him,” a police report stated. ” pulled into the next field to check his vehicle and saw the Camry wedged underneath.”The farm truck driver was not injured in the crash. A section of Route 9 was closed for several hours while police investigated. That investigation is ongoing, and police are asking anyone with information to call Sgt. Roscoe Harrington at 802-442-1030.

Two people are dead after their car crashed into the back of a farming vehicle in southern Vermont, police confirmed late Thursday.

Members of the Bennington Police Department said a 1998 Toyota Camry crashed into the back of a dry hauler, a truck equipped to spread fertilizer, on Vermont Route 9 just after 6:45 p.m. Eighty-two-year-old Lorraine Schichtl and 85-year-old Charles Schichtl, both of Petersburg, New York, were pronounced dead on the scene.

The truck’s driver told police he continued to drive after the crash, reportedly unaware that it had occurred.

“Williams told investigators that he thought he had blown a tire and didn’t know a vehicle had struck him,” a police report stated. “[The driver] pulled into the next field to check his vehicle and saw the Camry wedged underneath.”

The farm truck driver was not injured in the crash.

A section of Route 9 was closed for several hours while police investigated. That investigation is ongoing, and police are asking anyone with information to call Sgt. Roscoe Harrington at 802-442-1030.