Truck in fatal crash was inoperableDecember 03,2013ACWORTH — A Bellows Falls man killed in a crash Friday night in Acworth was in a truck that wasn’t fit to drive, according to police.
Police said 45-year-old Thomas Garrow was driving a truck with no steering and limited brakes because he was trying to move it. No further details were available on where he was moving the truck from, and to.
Garrow was killed when he crashed into a tree on Grout Hill Road in Acworth. Police said he lost control of the vehicle coming down a steep hill, as the truck picked up speed and didn’t have proper brakes.
Police say Garrow was killed on impact and was found dead inside the vehicle. He was the only occupant in the truck.MORE IN This Just InMIDDLEBURY — Middlebury College students are safe after a massive fire destroyed much of their... Full StoryThe Associated Press Full Story
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