Single-vehicle crash on Vermont Route 104, Fairfax

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FAIRFAX — A 77-year-old man from Highgate was involved in a single-vehicle crash in Fairfax yesterday.

The crash took place on Vermont Route 104 at around 9:25 a.m.

According to the report, Robert Witham headed south on Main Street when two northbound vehicles approached, one in the passing lane overtaking the other.

Witham said that he moved his truck as near the right side of the road as the two vehicles were approaching.

The truck ended up going off the southside of the road and collided with a section of guardrails causing extensive damage.

Fairfax Rescue and Fire responded to the scene as did Charlebois Trucking and members of VTrans.

The incident caused traffic delays and a short term road closure while the truck was pulled back on the road.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact the State Police at 524-5993.