Mount Holly crash kills driver, 84Staff Report | July 06,2014MOUNT HOLLY - An 84-year-old Reading man was killed and his wife injured in a crash on Route 103 early today, according to Vermont State Police.
John Stahura was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash which took place at 12:40 a.m. south of the intersection with Shunpike Road.
His wife, Nancy Stahura, was temporarily trapped in the 2008 Chevrolet van the couple was traveling in. But Nancy Stahura was freed by members of Mount Holly Fire and Rescue along with members of the Ludlow Fire Department.
She was taken by ambulance to Rutland Regional Medical Center where she was treated for what police described as non-life-threatening injuries. She was listed in fair condition at the hospital this morning.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Well diggers in Cardiff, New York, find what is thought to be the petrified body of a 10-foot-tall man, perfectly preserved after thousands of years, which becomes a popular roadside attraction until proven to be a fake.
- Pittsford Haunted House
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1720, 'Calico Jack' Rackham, Caribbean pirate and early feminist, known for recruiting women to his crew and for fabric decorating skills after creating 'Jolly Roger' flag, is captured by the British Royal Navy.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1307, King Phillip the Fair of France orders hundreds of Knights Templar rounded up and arrested, charged with heresy, tortured until they confess; on this day in 1917, thousands see miracle of Our Lady of Fatima.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Vermont has a new state Supreme Court Justice; city hospital says it can save plenty by upgrading its lights and trucking in natural gas; Springfield has a new town manager, former West Rutland guy, Tom Yennerall.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Solarfest likely to be on hold until at least 2016, Great Dane involved in theft of an $89,000 shotgun leads police to the thieves, PSB will not reopen VGS pipeline case, prosecutors want evidence in body-packing drug case.