Police: Occupant in UTV crash in Pownal has died

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POWNAL — Police say one of the men involved in a UTV crash in Pownal on Saturday has died.

The crash took place on Washing Brook Road at around 6:30 p.m.

According to the report, Ralph Wilcox, Tanya Taylor, and Eric Becker were riding in a CF Moto side-by-side at the time of the crash.

It is suspected that high rates of speed contributed to the UTV losing control and subsequently flipping completely over.

Police say all 3 occupants were thrown from the vehicle, and Wilcox and Taylor were transported to the Albany Medical Center for treatment.

Wilcox has died of his injuries which included severe head trauma, police say.

Police are still investigating this crash.

Anyone who may have information pertaining to this incident is being encouraged to contact Sgt Justin Walker at the State Police barracks in Shaftsbury at 802-442-5421.

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