Fatal motorcycle crash in Vernon

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VERNON — A 23-year-old man from Marlboro was killed during a crash in Vernon yesterday.

The incident took place on Fort Bridgman Road, near Rinfret Drive, at around 6:30 p.m.

According to the report, a motorcycle was headed north when it attempted to pass another vehicle and collided head-on with a truck which was traveling south in the oncoming lane.

Police identified the driver as Samuel Barrows.

Barrows was pronounced deceased on the scene by medical personnel.

State Police were assisted by Vernon Fire and Rescue Inc. who were first to arrive at the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is being encouraged to contact Trooper Mills at the Westminster barracks.

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