Accident claims life of Barkhamsted resident


BARKHAMSTED — State Police are investigating an accident that claimed the life of a resident on Wednesday, Jan. 7.

According to a press release issued by State Police Sgt. John Dickey, Kenneth Gibb, 47, of 42 Old County Road, was driving northbound on West River Road when his car struck wire rope guardrails and trees.

The car, a 2011 Honda Accord, travelled down to an embankment and into the Farmington River.

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