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Fatal crash in Sheldon

A Sheldon man died after the pick-up truck in which he was a passenger struck a tree off Rte 105 in Sheldon Thursday.

On January 27 at 4 pm, Missisquoi Valley Rescue saw the single vehicle crash occurred in front of them on Route 105 in Sheldon. They rendered aid to the occupants until Enosburg Rescue arrived.

Four of the five occupants were transported to Northwestern Medical Center. Joseph Clair, 34, of Sheldon was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle involved was a 2014 Chevy Silverado being operated by Candy A. Clair, 59, of Sheldon. It was determined that Candy was traveling eastbound on Route 105 when her truck veered off the eastbound side of the roadway and struck a tree head on.

The truck sustained major damage and was towed from the scene.

At the time of the crash, the weather was clear and the roadway was dry except for some snow/ice near the edges of the roadway. There did not appear to be any contributing factors involving the road or traffic.

This crash remains under investigation. Anyone with any information is asked to please contact the Vermont State Police in St. Albans at 802-524-5993.

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