Kyle Benway, 17, of Swanton died early this morning, hours after he was ejected from his Jeep Cherokee in a crash on Rte. 78 in Highgate.
Just before 1 AM, state troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash near Raven Drive on Route 78 in the Town of Highgate. The 1999 SUV left the traveled portion of the road, overturned, and Benway – who was not wearing a seat belt – was ejected in the process. Benway was transported to the UVM Medical Center, but later died from his injuries sustained during the crash.
The weather was clear. The crash remains under investigation, and anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact the Vermont State Police in Saint Albans at 802-524-5993.
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