• Driver accused of negligence in Vt. accident
    October 31,2013
    • Email Article
    •  Print Article
    The Associated Press

    NEWPORT - A woman has been accused of negligence behind the wheel that caused the death of a motorcyclist in Vermont last summer.

    Anne Lyons of New Hyde Park, N.Y., pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Orleans Superior Court to a misdemeanor count of careless or negligent operation.

    The 78-year-old Lyons is accused of causing the death of 37-year-old Daniel Sanderson on Route 5A in Westmore.

    Lyons told state police she was traveling north the night of Aug. 30 when she slowed down and then stopped to make a left turn.

    She said Sanderson was traveling south and slowed down before she turned. Daryl Daigneault of Amesbury, Mass., who was traveling behind Lyons, told police that Lyons turned suddenly, leaving Sanderson nowhere to go but into her vehicle.
    • Email Article
    •  Print Article
    MORE IN This Just In

    Staff Report

    Several cars slid off the road with at least one rollover on Route 4 East... Full Story

    CASTLETON — A judge has ruled that the Castleton Police Station reconsideration vote... Full Story

    More Articles