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1 Dead After Van Strikes Motorcycle in Vermont

It happened Wednesday afternoon in Island Pond

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A motorcyclist has been killed in a crash in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom.

It happened Wednesday afternoon in Island Pond.

State police say 29-year-old Tyler Pepin lost control of his motorcycle as he approached a curve. He crossed the centerline and into the path of a van. State police say the driver of the van tried to swerve to avoid hitting him, but his vehicle struck the left side of the motorcycle.

Pepin was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the van was not hurt.

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