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Accident claims life of Vermont man in Crown Point

East Middlebury man killed

— A two car accident on Bridge Road resulted in the death of a Vermont man on Wednesday evening.

Jeffrey Demars, age 43, of East Middlebury, was ejected from his vehicle and pronounced deceased when emergency response arrived on scene around 8 p.m.

According to a press release New York State Police at Crown Point arrived on the scene of the two-car motor vehicle accident on State Route 910L, Bridge Road in Crown Point at about 8:06 p.m.

Investigation at the scene revealed that Demars was operating a 1986 Jeep westbound on Bridge Road in Crown Point. Demars had just passed over the Crown Point Bridge from Vermont when his vehicle then crossed over the double yellow lines into the opposite lane. Demars’ vehicle then struck a 2002 Toyota Pick-Up truck operated by Kirk Roscoe, age 37, of Crown Point.

Demars was ejected from his vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Essex County Coroner Paul Connery. The cause of death for Demars is pending an autopsy scheduled for later today.

Roscoe was transported to Moses Ludington Hospital in Ticonderoga and treated for minor, non life threatening injuries.

The Troop B Collision Reconstruction Unit responded to the scene and the investigation is continuing.

Any witness to the accident is asked to contact Investigator Marshall Rocque, State Police Lewis BCI, at 873-2771.

More information will given as it becomes available.

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