Fatal crash in Shaftsbury

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SHAFTSBURY — A 50-year-old North Bennington woman has died after a single-vehicle rollover crash in Shaftsbury yesterday.

Police were dispatched to the crash which took place in the area of 6779 Route 7A at around 2:30 p.m.

According to the report, a 2006 model Hyundai Tucson was headed south when for unknown reasons the driver, identified as Cindy L. Tifft, crossed the northbound lane and departed the east side of the road.

The car became airborne before making an impact with the ground and flipping at least once, police say.

Tifft was ejected from the vehicle.

The crash caused the road to be closed for more than two hours.