The operator of a 2017 Dodge Ram pickup was killed in a fiery crash on Route 5 in Irasburg on Thursday morning. According to Vermont State Police, Gregory Willis, 43, of Barton, was traveling north when his truck veered into the southbound lane at approximately 7 a.m., approximately one mile north of Stagecoach Road. Willis’ truck collided with a Freightliner tractor-trailer truck driven by 42-year-old Travis Degre of Newport who was hauling an empty milk trailer. Police say both vehicles burst into flames. Willis was the sole occupant of his truck and was killed as a result of the crash and fire. Degre was wearing a seatbelt and was uninjured. Both vehicles were engulfed in flames when first responders arrived. The police investigation is ongoing.