Man killed in cement truck crash

The passenger in a cement truck died on Route 125 in Hancock on Wednesday, after the truck went out of control on its way to a work site and overturned, police said.

Michael Thompson, 45, of Bristol, was killed, and Jason Barton, 35, of Winooski was airlifted to Darmouth Hitchcock Medical Center with serious injuries, police said. Barton was driving the truck to a job site, and neither man was wearing a seat belt, police said. The road was closed for most of the day while the crash was investigated and cleaned up.

The crash remains under investigation.

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