ID’d in fatal crash
BRANDON — Police have identified the two people killed in a head-on crash Friday afternoon.
Kathryn Long, 63, and her mother Ruth Long, 92, both of Sudbury, died in the crash at about 4:15 p.m. on Route 7 just south of Otter Valley Union High School.
Police said Kathryn Long, the driver, crossed the center line and struck an oncoming Proctor Gas propane truck head-on. There was no other information Saturday about why the crash occurred.
The propane truck driver, John Gibson, 51, was taken by ambulance to Rutland Regional Medical Center, where he was treated for what police described as minor injuries and released.
Route 7 was closed for several miles from McConnell Road to the Florence Truck Route for 4½ hours.
Brandon Police said the Vermont State Police crash reconstruction team is aiding in the investigation.