Lowell, VT – A Lowell man has turned himself in to the police for his involvement in a fatal crash last month.

On May 18, police say 20-year-old Seth Pierce was attempting to pass 52-year-old Shayne Bessette on Hazen Notch Road.  Their vehicles collided in the center of the roadway, causing Bessette’s truck to roll over on the shoulder. Bessette was ejected from the vehicle and killed.

Police say Pierce then drove off and did not contact emergency services.

Pierce faces charges of with negligent operation and leaving the scene of an accident. He was released on $10,000 bond.