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Role player at haunted house run over by hay wagon

On Saturday, October 6, at 8:51 p.m., the Vermont State Police Rutland Dispatch Center received a report of an incident involving a hay wagon that required medical attention.

Members of the Benson Fire Department, Fair Haven Rescue, Fair Haven Police Department, Castleton Police Department, Vermont Fish and Wildlife and the Vermont State Police responded.

The preliminary investigation revealed that an individual was struck by a hay wagon at the Annual Haunted Hayride in the town of Benson, Vt. It was determined that one of the role players was run over by the hay wagon on Old Lake Road. The victim was flown by helicopter to the Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY. The victims condition was unknown at the time of this release.
If anyone witnessed this incident, please contact the Vermont State Police - Rutland Barracks at 802-773-9101.