Police: Snowy Vt. Crash Kills Wakefield Man

RANDOLPH, Vt. (AP) — Police say a Massachusetts man is dead following a single-vehicle crash on a snow-covered interstate in Vermont.

State police say 21-year-old Benjamin Mohla of Wakefield, Mass. died in the crash Saturday afternoon on Interstate 89 in Randolph.

Investigators say Mohla was riding in the backseat of a pickup truck that went off the roadway, down an embankment and struck a tree. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Police said the driver and another passenger, both of Gloucester, Mass., were also injured.

Authorities say the crash remains under investigation.

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