Two injured in Rupert crash

RUPERT — Two drivers suffered minor injuries after a two-car crash on Friday afternoon, according to Vermont State Police.

Troopers responded to Route 30 at about 1:50 p.m.

Police said Richard Simpson, 25, of Granville, N.Y. lost control of the 2002 Honda Accord he was driving. The car crossed the road's center line and struck a 2006 Hyundai Sonata being driven by Amanda Morse, 34, also of Granville.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts. Simpson sustained minor injuries to his arm and head, and Morse, to her neck. Both were taken to Glens Falls (N.Y.) Hospital.

The Honda sustained damage to its rear end. The Hyundai, damage to its front end.

Simpson was cited for failing to maintain the proper lane and driving too fast for road conditions.

Road conditions were snowy at the time.

—Banner staff


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