A 40 year-old Woodstock VT woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a fatal accident on Rt. 4 near Wood Road between Quechee and Taftsville shortly before 4 pm on Thursday. Police say Patience Hutt was traveling west when her 1995 Subaru Legacy hit a Peterbilt tractor towing an empty horse trailer traveling east. A 2012 Nissan was behind Hutt and sustained minor damage then the tractor-trailer clipped its wheel before going over an embankment. Vermont State Police’s crash reconstruction team came to the scene to assist in the investigation. Inspectors from the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles were also at the scene, to assist with the investigation regarding the tractor-trailer. All parties were wearing seat belts. The incident remains under investigation.