Rutland woman dies in Ferrisburgh crash

FERRISBURGH - A two vehicle collision occurred on U.S. Route 7 in Ferrisburgh just north of Dakin Farm. At the time of the collision the roadways were slush covered from a recent snow storm. vehicle 1 was driven by Joan L. Wing, age 61, and was northbound while vehicle 2, driven by Kevin L. Walka, age 47, of South Burlington, was southbound on the same roadway.

While she was northbound, Wing lost control of the vehicle she was operating. Her auto subsequently crossed the double yellow centerlines and its passenger side came into direct contact with the front of Walka's vehicle.

Wing succumbed to her injuries as a result of the collision. Walka was transported to Fletcher Allen Hospital by Charlotte rescue with minor non-incapacitating injuries.

Assisting at the scene were Vergennes Rescue, Charlotte Rescue, as well as Ferrisburgh Fire Department. Anyone who witnessed this collision or has information is asked to contact Trooper Andrew Leise at the New Haven State Police Barracks 802-388-4919.

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