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Middlebury man killed in Weybridge crash

WEYBRIDGE — A Middlebury man was killed Friday afternoon when the car he was driving left a rain-slickened road in Weybridge and struck a tree.

Vermont State Police report that David K. Ricklefs, 53, was driving a 2013 Subaru Impreza northbound on Morgan Horse Farm Road at around 4:12 p.m. on April 12 when he lost control of the vehicle between the Morgan Horse Farm and the Rattlin’ Bridge, crossed the road and slammed into a tree on the southbound shoulder of the road.

Ricklefs sustained critical injuries and Middlebury Regional EMS rushed him to UVM Medical Center in Burlington, where he died.

The Vermont State Police Crash Reconstruction Team responded and assisted with investigating this incident. Middlebury police and the Weybridge Fire Department also assisted at the scene.

Anyone who may have information that could aid in this investigation is encouraged to contact the Vermont State Police, New Haven barracks, at 802-388-4919.

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